| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:29 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — In a misty rain that African officials said symbolized the departure of a great leader, mourners wept at South Africa’s state memorial for Nelson Mandela, but also sang, danced and ululated to celebrate the man...
| Dec 11, 2013
There are many ways to remember President Barack Obama's appearance at South Africa's memorial for Nelson Mandela.
Some may remember Obama as Mandela's spiritual son, our president riding on his own soaring rhetoric at that stadium, wrapping himself...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:54 PM
It's been more than two decades since Jorge Drexler chose the path that would earn him Uruguay's first and only Academy Award, a journey that's had little to do with movies. It started in 1992, when Drexler reached two milestones: He graduated from...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:52 PM
MEXICO CITY — Cuba announced Tuesday that it would move toward ending a two-tier national currency system widely criticized for creating a privileged class with access to a special peso.
The notice, published in Granma, the official Communist...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Why are the conservative members of the Party of Lincoln so upset about President Obama shaking hands with Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service? Got time for a little history lesson?
It has long been the favorite tool of conservative...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Three world leaders -- a white conservative, a black liberal and an unpretentious woman governing the happiest country on Earth -- mirthfully huddled together for a photo capturing a momentous event.
Nelson Mandela would have been pleased.
| Dec 13, 2013
The handshake between President Obama and Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial service would have made the South African leader smile. It was the latest sign of a gradual thawing in relations between Washington and Havana after a frozen half-century....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:32 AM
The Woodward Dream Cruise happens every year on the third Saturday in August as it has since 1995, when a group of volunteers decided to try and relive their youth from the 1950s and 1960s, back when evening entertainment in......
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Pete Rose, moral conscience of baseball.
Mr. Rose, the guy who has been in purgatory for a long, long time because he is a Ramblin' Gamblin' Man, has some very good advice for another baseball bad boy, Alex Rodriguez.
"We have to get these...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden weighs his asylum options, he should be familiar with the name Luis Posada Carriles.
Both Venezuela and Cuba want to get their hands on the 85-year-old Posada, accused of orchestrating the...
| Jul 25, 2013
This column is dedicated to all those fools who believe the United States should lift sanctions on Cuba to improve relations with the island's Communist regime.
It was a "coincidence" that on the days that the United States and Cuba were scheduled to...