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  • 'The Americans:' Matthew Rhys kicks butt as a secret agent man

    'The Americans:' Matthew Rhys kicks butt as a secret agent man
    Matthew Rhys was slightly hesitant to play a Soviet spy working undercover in the U.S. on FX's "The Americans." "I'm not the big, macho, butt-kicking person," the Welsh actor said, "but I think as a cover we work well in that we blend into Americana...
  • Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families

    Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families Summer has arrived. Spring cleaning is over, and kids are on vacation.  Some families are either preparing to take trips out of the area, or relatives are coming to Orlando for an extended summer vacation....
  • Pirates seize 2 U.S. hostages on ship off Nigeria's coast

    Pirates seize 2 U.S. hostages on ship off Nigeria's coast
    WASHINGTON — Two Americans were taken hostage by pirates who attacked their ship off the coast of Nigeria, U.S. officials said Thursday. The captain and chief engineer of the C-Retriever, a U.S.-flagged oil supply ship, were kidnapped in the...
  • Tangled U.S.-Mexico ties on display amid spying outrage

    Tangled U.S.-Mexico ties on display amid spying outrage
    MEXICO CITY — It was a minor gaffe, but a telling slip that spoke volumes about the tangled love-hate relationship between Mexico and its northern neighbor. The respected newspaper Reforma, in an article Wednesday about new allegations of U.S....
  • Ex-U.S. Marine released after being held by Colombian rebels

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombian rebels have freed former U.S. Marine Kevin Scott Sutay after holding him hostage since June, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross, which handled the release. Sutay was backpacking in eastern Guaviare...
  • Spain calls in U.S. ambassador to complain of spying

    Spain calls in U.S. ambassador to complain of spying
    LONDON -- Spanish officials summoned the U.S. ambassador Monday to discuss allegations that the American government has intercepted tens of millions of Spanish phone calls in recent years. In an article based on documents released by former National...
  • Congolese army gains in east could see defeat of M23 rebels

    Congolese army gains in east could see defeat of M23 rebels
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Congolese troops backed by a U.N. force on Wednesday drove insurgents from the M23 group from the eastern border town of Bunagana, the rebels' headquarters and last stronghold. The action raised the possibility that the...
  • Magazine says NSA spied on Vatican; U.S. denies it

    Magazine says NSA spied on Vatican; U.S. denies it
    ROME -- The U.S. National Security Agency may have spied on the future Pope Francis in the run-up to his election in March, an Italian magazine reported Wednesday. The NSA strongly denied the report. Without citing sources, Panorama magazine said the...
  • Congo troops, U.N. force drive M23 rebels from last bastion

    Congo troops, U.N. force drive M23 rebels from last bastion
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Congolese troops backed by a U.N. force on Wednesday drove insurgents from the M23 group from their last stronghold in eastern Congo, raising hopes that the government might defeat the rebels and begin to bring some...
  • Why can't Obama run the government as smoothly as his campaign?

    Why can't Obama run the government as smoothly as his campaign?
    WASHINGTON — A year after his reelection triumph, President Obama is facing an awkward question from friends and foes alike: Why can't he run the government as well as he ran his campaign? What with the IRS targeting of tea party groups; the...
  • Iran: Thousands rally against U.S. on hostage anniversary

    Iran: Thousands rally against U.S. on hostage anniversary
    TEHRAN -- Tens of thousands of protesters chanting "Death to America!" marched outside the former U.S. Embassy on Monday in a staged rally highlighting hard-liners’ wariness about any possible rapprochement with the Islamic Republic’s...