Anthony Villanueva

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Vitamin D in diet might ease effects of age on memory, study suggests

If you don't want to dumb down with age, vitamin D may be the meal ticket.<p>A boosted daily dosage of the vitamin over several months helped middle-aged rats navigate a difficult water maze better than their lower-dosed cohorts, according to a study published online Monday in the journal Proceedings …

Airbnb Listings in Cuba Will Soon Be Open to All Travelers

It just got a lot easier to travel to Cuba.<p>Home sharing service Airbnb (airbnb) announced on Sunday that the Obama administration has authorized it …

In Cuba, Obama Will Legitimize the Corrupt and Ignore the Oppressed

What’s American about that?<p>Communist Havana has always been a magnet for the radical chic of the left, drawn like moths to the flame of this western outpost of totalitarian Communism. Back in the 1960s, the visitors included Angela Davis and Stokely Carmichael, while Che Guevara himself received …

A U.S. company is taking over 3 historic Cuban hotels

President Obama's historic visit to Cuba is preceded by another historic moment: a U.S. company says it will run hotels in Havana.<p>Starwood Hotels made the announcement Saturday and said it will be the first American company to do so in 60 years.<p>It's another sign of a bolstered relationship between …

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President Obama Touches Down In Cuba, Commencing A Historic Visit

One of the last vestiges of the Cold War was buried Sunday, when President Obama set foot in Cuba. He's the first American president to visit the island since Calvin Coolidge, 88 years ago.<p>"Que bola', Cuba?" Obama tweeted in an informal greeting, moments after Air Force One touched down at Havana's …

The Latest: White House: Castro wasn't expected at airport

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's trip to Cuba (all times local):<p>8 p.m.<p>The White House says it's taking no offense that Cuban …

No More Colonialism Disguised as Financial Assistance: The US Must Relinquish Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Congressional Delegate Pedro Pierluisi speaks during a National Day of Action for Puerto Rico during a news conference on Capitol Hill …

Cuba casts aside rancor to welcome Obama on historic visit

HAVANA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in U.S. engagement with the island’s Communist government after decades of hostility between the former Cold War foes.<p>The three-day trip, the …

Lawmakers Chide Takata For Limited Air Bag Recall

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday criticized Japanese supplier Takata Corp for resisting a call by regulators to expand nationwide its regional recall of driver-side air bags that can potentially rupture upon deployment, shooting metal shards into vehicles. The hearing by a House Energy and Commerce …