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Fidel Castro Breaks Silence Over Thaw in U.S.-Cuba Relations

published about 7 hours ago
In a letter, Mr. Castro wrote that he did not trust the politics of the United States, but added that this was not “a rejection of a peaceful solution to conflicts.”

World Briefing: Canada: Residents Tests Positive for H7N9 Bird Flu After Trip to China

published about 22 hours ago
A resident of British Columbia has tested positive for the H7N9 avian flu virus in the first documented case of the infection in a human in North America, the federal government said Monday.

Argentine Leader Attacks Spy Agency Amid Furor Over Prosecutor’s Death

published 1 day ago
Argentine Leader Attacks Spy Agency Amid Furor Over Prosecutor’s Death
Argentina’s president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, accused rogue factions of trying to sabotage a deal with Iran to investigate a 1994 bombing that the prosecutor, Alberto Nisman, was looking into.

Journalist in Argentina, Fearing for His Safety, Flees to Israel

published 1 day ago
Damian Pachter, who broke the story of the death of a prosecutor investigating the bombing of a Jewish center, said he was being followed.

Toller Cranston, a Pioneer on Ice, Dies at 65

published 1 day ago
Toller Cranston, a Pioneer on Ice, Dies at 65
A flamboyant figure skater with a style often likened to dancing, Mr. Cranston played a major role in popularizing his sport.