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Fidel Castro to Obama: We don't need your 'presents'

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro responded Monday to President Barack Obama's historic trip to Cuba with a long, bristling letter recounting the history of U.S. aggression against Cuba, writing that "we don't need the empire to give us any presents."<p>The 1,500-word letter in state media titled "Brother …

Cuba

Fiji: Deaths from Cyclone Winston reach 42 as full scope of disaster unfolds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Workers scrambled to reach hard-hit outer islands in Fiji on Monday to fully assess the scope of the devastating cyclone that struck the Pacific Island nation over the weekend, killing at least 42 people.<p>Tropical Cyclone Winston, which lashed Fiji on Saturday night, is the most powerful …

Natural Disasters

Michael Moore just exploded the right’s biggest lie

Republicans have hid shamefully behind the patriotism and the flag. Michael Moore just upended the whole scheme<p>Michael Moore’s new film, “Where to Invade Next,” is sure to generate Oscar buzz. It is already on the short list of 15 documentaries from which the final five nominations will be …

Political Science

American Sniper's Chris Kyle: His Dangerous Life and Mysterious Death

<i>Taya Kyle reveals how</i> American Sniper <i>“brought her husband back to life” and why she trusted Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper. Subscribe now to get</i> …

Cubs owner buys 3 Wrigley rooftops

The Ricketts family, owner of the Chicago Cubs, has purchased three neighboring apartment buildings and their rooftop businesses, property records and sources confirmed late Friday.<p>County property records show that the building at 3639 N. Sheffield Ave. was sold Jan. 9 for $4.2 million. The …

Street

Portraying Seattle’s homeless as people, not a problem<p>Seattle photographer Jesse Rogers knows that photographing homeless people is often …