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How She Did It: Yoani Sánchez Launches Cuban News Outlet 14ymedio

A groundbreaking Cuban journalist and entrepreneur, Yoani María Sánchez Cordero gained international recognition for her depiction of Cuban life under its present government — observed with a critical eye. Listed as one of TIME’s 100 most influential people in 2008, Sánchez has been praised for …

Rampage ended when 'hero' teacher confronted gunman

The teenage gunman who opened fire in a high school cafeteria in Washington state last week may have had more victims had it not been for the bold actions of a young teacher.<p>Witnesses say Jaylen Fryberg, a popular freshman, shot and killed a female student and wounded four others in the crowded …

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have …

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Teen's quest for Amazon 'medicine' ends in tragedy

Kyle Nolan did his research -- his mother made sure of that. She didn't want her 18-year-old son heading to the Amazon jungle at all -- let alone, without learning everything he could about the supposed "medicine" with the bizarre name that he insisted would help him turn his young life around.<p>"I …

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington …