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The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has published an article applauding a Russian-backed proposal to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons. The U.S. and Russia reached agreement Saturday to implement the plan amid an ongoing civil war in the Middle Eastern country.
On Jan. 22, 2009, President Obama signed an order to close the detention center for terrorism suspects at U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. As with most of his decisions, Mr. Obama acted first and thought second — and he didn't have a clue about how to implement this one, either. "Gitmo" is still open.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Tuesday that members of Congress who refused to authorize retaliatory strikes against Syria would be responsible when the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad gasses its citizens or when North Korea or Iran attempts to use nuclear weapons.
Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked onto the shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.
The Florida Strait, a dangerous stretch of sea full of sharks and jellyfish that is prone to sudden, violent storms, has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it.
The story of the racial madness that swept mid-20th century Europe and resulted in the genocidal extermination of much of European Jewry is now firmly placed in the historiography of that time and place. Not just in all those history books, either.
Leading a strong contingent of Cuban players, GM Yuniesky Quesada Perez last week captured the second annual Washington International in Rockville with an undefeated 7-2 score.
Two U.S. federal agents on Monday defended their interrogation of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of providing assistance to the Sept. 11 hijackers as a pretrial hearing resumed in the slowly unfolding war crimes proceedings for the five men charged in the attacks.