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  • Letters: Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers and human trafficking

    Letters: Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers and human trafficking
    Re "Puig and the Cuba embargo," Editorial, April 15
  • Dodger Yasiel Puig's long road around the Cuba embargo

     Dodger Yasiel Puig's long road around the Cuba embargo
    Fleeing Cuba is harrowing and costly, whether it's done in a flimsy boat headed for U.S. shores or a speedboat headed for Mexico. Yasiel Puig, the gifted Dodgers outfielder, set off on the latter route, smuggled out by men who then threatened his life and...

    What would a Republican president do about Ukraine?

     What would a Republican president do about Ukraine?
    Here's what the United States has done so far in an attempt to deter further Russian incursions into Ukraine: applied two rounds of economic sanctions and asked Congress to approve $1 billion in loan guarantees for Kiev. Here's what President Obama says...

    Ukraine signs political accord with European Union

    Ukraine signs political accord with European Union
    LONDON — Ukraine was tugged in opposite directions Friday in a reminder of the Cold War past, with the government in Kiev pushing westward through closer ties to the European Union and Russia pulling Crimea eastward by formally annexing it....

    Crimea bars 'nationalists' from secession vote; EU warns of sanctions

    Crimea bars 'nationalists' from secession vote; EU warns of sanctions
    Crimea's Russian-controlled parliament voted Tuesday to bar what it considers "nationalist political organizations" involved in the recent leadership turmoil in Kiev from taking part in Sunday's vote on whether to separate from Ukraine and become an...