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  • Hurricane Ike batters Cuba for a second day

    MIAMI -- Hurricane Ike tore into western Cuba today, dumping up to 20 inches of rain on already ravaged tobacco and sugar cane crops after its destructive romp across the length of the island that left four dead and forced the evacuation of 1.3 million....
  • Hurricane Ike roars across Cuba

    MIAMI -- Hurricane Ike churned through central Cuba today with 100 mph winds, whipping up a five-story storm surge that crashed over seaside towns and villages and toppled utility poles and dilapidated buildings. Images broadcast by Cuban state...
  • Movie review: James Bond 007 -- Quantum of Solace -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: James Bond 007 -- Quantum of Solace -- 4 out of 5 stars
    Brevity is the soul of Bond. That's a truism producers mercifully remembered for Daniel Craig's second outing as 007. Quantum of Solace may have the most cryptic title of a Bond film. It may be so action-packed as to give the "This is more Bourne...
  • Rush Limbaugh's farewell: Haitian aid

     
    by Mark Silva We noticed a note today that Glenn Beck, the FOX News commentator, will be the keynote speaker at next month's summit of the Conservative Political Action Committee. Replacing the black-shirted Rush Limbaugh on that stage. We've also......
  • Bill Clinton: Haiti's rebirth, an opportunity

     
    by Mark Silva In the sobering controversy that has arisen this week - say it isn't so - over the contribution of humanitarian and U.S. aid to Haiti, some question what will become of all the money. They're suggesting, basically,......
  • Obama, Bush, Clinton: Haitian relief team

     
    by Mark Silva With President Barack Obama and his two predecessors at work on relief for victims of the earthquake in Haiti, Obama today pledged unrelenting U.S. support during "the many difficult days ahead.'' At the White House, the......
  • Haiti to USA: 'Thank you, thank you'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who has committed $100 million in U.S. aid to earthquake-stricken Haiti, and who will make his third public comment on the crisis in three days today at the White House -- at 1 pm......
  • Clinton, Bush: Haitian aid well-spent

     
    by Mark Silva, updated with the full run of Sunday shows The bipartisan team of former presidents recruited by President Barack Obama to spearhead private fundraising for the relief of Haitian earthquake victims promised today to ensure that the money.......
  • Hurricane Ike shreds central Cuba, heads for Havana

    Hurricane Ike shreds central Cuba, heads for Havana
    Hurricane Ike ripped through central Cuba on Monday, toppling colonial landmarks and forcing the evacuation of nearly 1 million people -- with more likely to be displaced as the powerful storm plowed toward populous Havana. Revolutionary leader Fidel...
  • Hurricanes and Haiti

    The expression "sheets of rain" meant nothing to me until I lived in Haiti. I used to sit on a terrace on a low hillside in Port-au-Prince and watch the progress of rainstorms as they descended on the capital. The city sat below me, palms waving in the...
  • UCF students help Haitian man with fatal leukemia get care in Orlando

    UCF students help Haitian man with fatal leukemia get care in Orlando
    First-year University of Central Florida medical student Anika Mirick and a few of her classmates recently learned a valuable lesson — outside the classroom — about the power of medicine. Thanks to Mirick and several other UCF students who...