- Congress sends sweeping defense bill to Obama
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- New Mexico Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage constitutional
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- Dutch prostitutes demand same retirement benefits as soccer stars
- John McCain to Harry Reid: I’ll ‘kick the crap’ out of you
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Latest Cuba Items
A U.S. government contractor went on trial in Cuba on Friday in a case sure to have a profound impact on relations between the Cold War enemies.
In the wake of a trillion-dollar war that gave Iran more say than the United States in Iraq's future, and the longest war in U.S. history in Afghanistan that seems headed for another trillion dollars and is yet to shrink the Taliban insurgency, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates wisely said those who would want to take on a third military operation - against Libya's Col. Moammar Gadhafi - should have their heads examined.
Belarus on Wednesday jailed more protesters for their part in an election rally against President Alexander Lukashenko last December, sentencing three men each to between 3 and 4 years in a top-security prison.
America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff says he is miffed after he was invited to read to a group of Phoenix sixth-graders — and then was uninvited for being too controversial.
It's a Cuban dilemma: How can the government promote healthy eating when the country is full of die-hard carnivores, and when vegetarian meals remind people of an acute food shortage in the early 1990s that made meat an almost unattainable luxury?
A British judge says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over sex crimes claims.
A powerful earthquake that tore through one of New Zealand's largest cities on Tuesday has left at least 75 people dead and an estimated 300 missing in the rubble.
A river of people flows through the old colonial fortress, and the antics of clowns and music blasting from loudspeakers are interrupted only when an announcer summons the parents of a lost child. It's a festival all right, but a festival of books.
The Berkeley City Council, known for its forays into international affairs, has narrowly rejected a measure that would have welcomed freed Guantanamo Bay detainees to resettle in the college town.