At Coral Way, the children of political refugees fleeing Cuba in the 1960s were not only expected to learn English, but also expected to remain fluent in Spanish and hold on to their culture. Today's students can read, speak, and write in both...
Before he was known primarily for his opposition to armed intervention overseas and the Federal Reserve, the Texas lawmaker was a small-town doctor who specialized in delivering babies. His former partner recalls he had two stipulations: No. 1, no...
Al-Qaida in Africa has received much less attention than in places like Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen. But U.S. officials warn that the group may be growing stronger in lawless parts of Africa.
Tens of millions of Americans who are eligible to vote are not registered, so before every big election there's a push to sign them up. One South Carolina doctor is passionate about registering those whom others might ignore: county jail...
Human Rights groups are offering widespread praise for a U.S. decision to send military advisers to help combat the Lord's Resistance Army, a rebel group accused of repeated atrocities in Uganda and surrounding countries.
One strip mall in Phoenix was foreclosed on in March, but things have turned around quickly since then. Although it was a big commitment for smaller store owners to move in without the critical large anchor store the complex needed, things are...
A new group called VETransfer is helping veterans start their own businesses by connecting entrepreneurs to financing. Many of them hope to later hire other veterans if things go well. "They volunteered to fight for what we have here and them...
Libya's interim leaders don't want the site to become a shrine or to be defaced by those who hate the former dictator. He was captured and killed last Thursday.
Though the death toll (more than 360) continues to climb and the chances of finding more survivors are dimming, there is a bit of good news about what's happening in eastern Turkey, where a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck on Sunday
Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa told his bullpen to get Jason Motte ready to pitch. A coach misheard him. So the wrong pitcher stayed in the game. And Rangers' star Mike Napoli got the game-winning hit.