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  • Residentes de pequeña isla en Haití se resisten a plan para revivir turismo

    Por David Adams ILE-A-VACHE, Haití (Reuters) - Durante décadas, la mayoría de los empobrecidos residentes de la pequeña isla de Ile-à-Vache frente a la costa sur de Haití ha vivido en el anonimato, virtualmente ignorados por el Gobierno y visitados...
  • Stephen Colbert and David Letterman: Trouble outside the comfort zone

    Stephen Colbert, who will be the new host of "Late Show" when David Letterman retires next year, has a lot in common with his predecessor. Both are seasoned, popular comedians. Both wear glasses, as Letterman noted. And both have gotten into a bit...
  • Digging out of the CIA-Senate quagmire

    Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee, led by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), voted to declassify parts of its report on the CIA's rendition, detention and interrogation program. The White House, the CIA and the Senate still have to negotiate...
  • Republicans seek timeless honor for Reagan -- a mountain

    So what can we read into a name? Republican members of Congress, in search of yet another way to honor the man who led them back from the wilderness after the Nixon White House debacle, are trying to rename a mountain after Ronald Reagan. In Nevada....
  • Civil Rights Act's gains are being undermined, Bill Clinton says

    AUSTIN, Texas Even as he praised the Civil Rights Act as a bold step in the quest to build a more perfect union, former President Bill Clinton cautioned Wednesday that the historic law's gains are being threatened by a rising tide in the politics of...
  • Illinois school kids vote for favorite books

    The People's Choice Awards may grab the TV spotlight, but the Readers' Choice Awards quietly celebrate what parents hope to hear: Our children are reading books and loving them enough to get out and vote for them. The 2014 Abraham Lincoln Award for books...
  • Obama to honor Lyndon Johnson and the Civil Rights Act

    AUSTIN, Texas — President Obama has tried to model Abraham Lincoln's team of rivals and Teddy Roosevelt's power of the bully pulpit. He's lauded Ronald Reagan's communication skills and linked himself to the Kennedy clan. He's praised his onetime...
  • Virginia Medicaid expansion: Gridlock continues in House and Senate

    RICHMOND – Those seeking signs of movement in Virginia's Medicaid and budget debate wouldn't find it Tuesday at the Capitol. But political theater reruns — those were available all around. Senate Democrats and House Republicans took...
  • Hadassah luncheon, bookish affair

    This year's Florida Atlantic Region of Hadassah's, "Annual Book and Author Luncheon" proved so popular, the event needed two days to accommodate all those who wished to attend. Close to 850 people packed B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton on March 14...
  • Everyone should owe the same [Letter]

    Everyone should owe the same [Letter]
    Dan Rodricks has done it again ("With Democrats like these, who needs GOP?" March 27). He just hates the people who have done the most for the country and have been paid properly for doing so. Now, he can't stand the thought of those people being able...
  • Berks Jazz Fest has a powerhouse lineup

    Berks Jazz Fest has a powerhouse lineup
    Berks Jazz Fest General Manager John Ernesto is well aware that 2015 will mark the 25th anniversary of the festival, which offers 140 performances over 10 days at major venues, clubs and restaurants in the Reading area. "It's on my mind a lot," Ernesto...