WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he doesn't expect the reopening of diplomatic relations with Cuba to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the U.S.

WASHINGTON - Something was missing from President Barack Obama's year-end news conference.

MIAMI - The U.S.

HAVANA - Everyone in Cuba is talking about the abrupt turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro.

The larger-than-life retired leader of Cuba so far has made n

CHICAGO - Rahm Emanuel traded Washington politics for the City of Big Shoulders because here, at least, he figured he could actually fix things.

The Chicago Bears were not on his list.

"There are ce

LONDON - Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the "Profumo Affair," a sex-and-politics scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died at age 70.

Her PR firm, Hackford Jones, said Friday that Rice-Davie

SAO PAULO - It's white elephant time for World Cup stadiums — again.

When the World Cup ended, Brazil was left with a sense of pride after successfully hosting soccer's showcase tournament.


WASHINGTON - The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt.