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This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.MADRID -- Accused of embezzling millions of dollars in public funds, the king of Spain's son-in-law told a judge Saturday that the royal family had nothing to do with his financial dealings. Hundreds of protesters chanted "Down with the monarchy!" and...
The world seems surprised that an 85-year-old globe-trotting pope who just started tweeting wants to resign, but should it be? Maybe what should be surprising is that more leaders his age do not, considering the toll aging takes on bodies and minds amid a...
GUATEMALA CITY — When a judge ruled to admit all the prosecution documents and expert witnesses in the genocide trial here of Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt last week — ensuring that Guatemala will be the first country in history to try one of its own...
MEXICO CITY – Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt will stand trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity, a Guatemalan judge ruled Monday, in incidents that took place during the height of the Central American nation's brutal...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelI just returned from a preview of a new exhibit at the Orange County Regional History Center: “A Year in the Life: Onstage to Backstage at Universal Orlando Resort.” It opens to the public for a yearlong stay at the downtown Orlando museum...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John Kerry, President Barack Obama's nominee for secretary of state, collected pledges of support Thursday and testified at his confirmation hearing that U.S. foreign policy should be defined by a helping hand as well as...
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Hussein Obama's second inauguration was every bit as historic as his first -- not because it said so much about the nation's long, bitter, unfinished struggle with issues of race, as was the case four years ago, but...
WASHINGTON -- As major financial figures prepare to gather in Davos, Switzerland, this week, experts are a bit more optimistic about the state of the global economy, according to a survey released Monday by the World Economic Forum. The group's Economic...
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Along with adding the finishing touches to his inaugural address on Monday, President Obama has plenty on his plate. He is consumed by the responsibilities of selecting new Cabinet members and preparing strategies to get them confirmed. He already had his...
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L.A. NOWUniversity of California President Mark G. Yudof announced Friday he would step down in August after what will be nearly five years of guiding the 10-campus system through one of its worst financial crises. Yudof, who is 68 and previously......
Presidential staffing is where symbolism and pragmatism collide. It’s also where the dual nature of the presidency—as head of state and head of government—becomes most problematic for the occupant. On the one hand, as chief...
Tags: Government, Barack Obama, U.S. Cabinet, Politics
For priding itself as an organization that teaches gun safety, why does the National Rifle Assn. keep shooting itself in the foot? In its latest attempt to drive home the point that President Obama’s plans for tighter gun control are off target,...
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