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As big-name celebrities flock to the territory, Cuban culture is undergoing rapid change. But do Cubans want Chanel stores and Rolling Stones concerts?
May 21, 2016
Californian Sherree Worrell wanted to register "no party preference," but accidentally joined the American Independent Party. She's not the only voter to be similarly confused.
May 21, 2016
The math is stacked against Sen. Bernie Sanders. Hillary Clinton leads in both votes cast and pledged delegates. To match her delegate lead, he'd need 70 percent of the vote.
May 21, 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigned in New Mexico last night, marching on in his fight against Hillary Clinton, and challenging the Democratic Party primary process along the way.
May 21, 2016
Iconic brand Harley-Davidson is stepping up marketing and introducing new designs in hopes of gaining younger riders and more women.
May 21, 2016
Most homes buyers steer clear of flood zones and badly damaged buildings. But at an auction in New York City, that's exactly what bidders wanted.
May 21, 2016
The freed "Chibok Girl" met with Nigeria's president one day after being "rescued" from Boko Haram. She's one of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014 by the extremists who have ravaged the region.
May 21, 2016
That's the sad situation facing thousands of Peruvians who climb a mountain for the 'Snow Star' festival, which starts on Sunday.
May 21, 2016
Grad speeches are underway. And since it's an election year, it's hard for speakers to resist stepping onto the soapbox.
May 21, 2016
The message about reducing the risk from the Aedes aegypti mosquito is the same today as it was 70 years ago. This time there's just a new virus involved.
May 21, 2016
After ignoring orders to drop his gun, the man was shot by a Secret Service agent outside a White House checkpoint on Friday afternoon. No other people were injured, according to the Secret Service.
May 21, 2016
The Vermont senator's organization was down to $5.8 million at the end of April as it bought ample ad time in California's TV markets. The campaign spent 43 percent more than it raised that month.
May 20, 2016
The idea of just giving away nearly $60 million to tiny businesses seemed crazy. Did it work?
May 20, 2016
Mary Fallin's office released a statement, touting her anti-abortion credentials but saying the bill was "vague and would not withstand a criminal constitutional legal challenge."
May 20, 2016
Three crocodiles captured near Miami in 2009, 2011 and 2014 are indeed Nile crocodiles. They are bigger and far more aggressive than the American crocodiles that are native to the Florida Everglades.
May 20, 2016
Mexico's Foreign Relations Department approved a judge's ruling from earlier this month that the process could go ahead. Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán's attorneys have 30 days to appeal.
May 20, 2016
Iraq's interior ministry said "indirect fire" and tear gas were used against the scores of demonstrators in the heavily fortified area of the capital. The government declared a citywide curfew.
May 20, 2016
The NRA endorsed Donald Trump at its annual conference, where the candidate made remarks. "The Second Amendment is on the ballot this November," he said.
May 20, 2016
At mosques across Egypt, worshippers prayed Friday for those killed when an EgyptAir plane plunged into the Mediterranean a day earler. The cause of the crash still isn't known.
May 20, 2016
Mechanically tenderized meat — which has been punctured with needles to break down the muscle fibers and make it easier to chew — has a greater chance of being contaminated and making you sick.
May 20, 2016

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