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  • Hugo Chavez death: South Florida reacts to Venezuelan leader's demise

    Hugo Chavez death: South Florida reacts to Venezuelan leader's demise
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died on Tuesday, had a substantial impact on South Florida, driving thousands of his citizens here to escape his reign. Middle-class and affluent Venezuelans, fearing they would lose their wealth and freedom, fled to...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Medicaid, ethics and Will Weatherford

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning. *The Sentinel/Sun-Sentinel has a piece on...
  • Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say

    Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say
    Classical conductors spend a lot of time on airplanes flying from one job to the next and are thus used to the frustrations that come with modern-day air travel. But for Gustavo Dudamel, a recent episode during a trip to Israel seems to have gone beyond...
  • Chan Lowe: FAU sells stadium naming rights to a prison company

    Chan Lowe: FAU sells stadium naming rights to a prison company
    The grand old names—the ones we gave to places before somebody invented “naming rights” for sports venues—can still stir the American spirit with their roughhewn poetry: Camden Yards, Fenway Park, Yankee Stadium, Candlestick Park,...
  • A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California

    A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California
    Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
  • Argentine singer killed in Guatemala ambush

    Argentine singer killed in Guatemala ambush
    Reporting from San Salvador and Mexico City -- Argentine songwriter and singer Facundo Cabral, an icon of Latin American folk and protest music, was shot to death early Saturday by unknown gunmen who intercepted his car in Guatemala City and pumped it...
  • Carlos Fuentes dies at 83; Mexican novelist

    If Carlos Fuentes could have invented the perfect character to star in one of his novels, he might have come up with a protagonist named Carlos Fuentes. That character would be a glamorous global citizen who was born in Panama as a diplomat's son, then...
  • PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes

    PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes
    Johnny Preston Singer had No. 1 hit with 'Running Bear' Johnny Preston, 71, who had a No. 1 pop single in 1960 with "Running Bear," died Friday at a hospital in Beaumont, Texas, his son Scott told the Associated Press. The elder Preston had bypass...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?

    Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.  "I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
  • Mario Vargas Llosa: Nobel prize-winner punched Gabriel Garcia Marquez to make a political point

     
    The writer Mario Vargas Llosa, a leading figure of the so-called "Boom" in Latin American literature in the 1960s and '70s and an outsize political figure in his native Peru, has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Swedish Academy, announcing...