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As protesters fill streets of Venezuela, Trump recognizes opposition leader as rightful president

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro responded by ordering U.S. personnel out of the country within 72 hours. But Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo said late Wednesday that the U.S. had no plans to withdraw its personnel.

An infamous mobster’s home was up for sale in Vegas. Buyers made an offer. Who could refuse?

Infamous and violent Vegas mobster Tony Spilotro, portrayed in the movie "Casino" by Joe Pesci, died in the 1980s, but his home was just put on the market for sale.

‘El Chapo’s’ wife, an ex-beauty queen, helped plan his escape, witness says

Emma Coronel, 29, was key in coordinating Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's 2015 prison escape and helped start another escape plan later, a witness said Wednesday.

Michael Cohen delays congressional testimony, citing threats from President Trump

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is delaying his appearance before the House Oversight Committee on Feb. 7.

U.S. intelligence agencies see isolationism, weakening Western order as threats

The new National Intelligence Strategy, which is released every four years, warns that some of the same trends pushed by President Trump — growing isolationism and weakening Western alliances — are making the world more dangerous.


1968: How a tumultuous year still shapes our world

East L.A., 1968: ‘Walkout!’ The day high school students helped ignite the Chicano power movement

In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better facilities and college prep courses. The walkouts spread to include 22,000 students across L.A. and ignited a generation of Chicano activism.