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Lamp in the street, darkness in the house: President Trump’s first trip abroad

 05/19/2017 - 14:44
Donald Trump begins his first international tour on Friday with the objectives of proposing an "Arab NATO" and connecting with his European allies. EFE/Michael Reynolds
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Leaving the White House in one of the most critical circumstances over the last few decades, President Donald Trump has kicked off his first trip overseas, as planned.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Donald Trump begins his first international tour on Friday with the objectives of proposing an "Arab NATO" and connecting with his European allies. EFE/Michael Reynolds

An American in Cuba: Taking in Havana's cultural and culinary offerings

 05/18/2017 - 11:02
La figura casi mítica de José Martí está presente en la idiosincracia del pueblo cubano. Aquí su estatua en el Parque Central de La Habana. Foto: Eli Siegel. 
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Navigating the cultural divide in a country once off limits for American visitors can be tricky, but with travel restrictions lowered thanks to President Obama's changes and a bit of preparation Americans can now enjoy the capital city's wide variety of cultural delights like a native. 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:45am
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The tour’s focus was Old Havana (La Habana Vieja), which was founded by the Spaniards in the early 1500s as the central stopping point between the Old and New Worlds. Eli Siegel. 

Crazy for Avocados

 05/15/2017 - 04:44
Avocados are trendy, and eateries like Avocadería, in Brooklyn, NY, are becoming a success. 
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Focusing on avocados can be a good business idea for restaurateurs. In New York, Avocadería only serves avocados from the Mexican state of Michoacán, as reported in El País.

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:30am
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Avocados are trendy, and eateries like Avocadería, in Brooklyn, NY, are becoming a success. 

New F.B.I. director could be named this week

 05/15/2017 - 04:19
 FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. President Donald Trump fired Comey on May 9. EFE/File/Shawn Thew
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A growing number of lawmakers from both  political sides cautioned President Trump on Sunday not to name a new FBI chief  and declared that if the president has tapes of White House conversations with fired James B. Comey, they must be handed over.

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 3:45am
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 FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. President Donald Trump fired Comey on May 9. EFE/File/Shawn Thew

How to be a woman and make it to the Top Latino Lawyers list

 05/12/2017 - 04:06
Latina lawyer Eneida M. Roman, a Wellesley resident, was named to the 2016 Top Latino Lawyers list compiled by Latino Leaders magazine. Photo: Wikipedia

Comey Firing Aftermath: Senate Subpoenas Flynn for Records on Russian interference

 05/11/2017 - 05:15
Retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, US national security advisor, arrives to a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, on 22 January 2017 (reissued 31 March 2017). EPA/Andrew Harrer / POOL

The United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Wednesday ordered retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to the US president, to hand over documents related to Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a statement by the committee.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 4:45am
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Retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, US national security advisor, arrives to a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, on 22 January 2017 (reissued 31 March 2017). EPA/Andrew Harrer / POOL

[OP-ED]: Haitianos: las nuevas víctimas de Trump

 05/10/2017 - 10:06
Los haitianos tenían razones más que suficientes para merecer el TPS tras el devastador terremoto de julio del 2010 que dejó 300,000 muertos y un millón y medio de heridos en su país. 
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Los partidarios de Donald Trump no son, ya lo sabemos, lo que llamaríamos gente buena. A cambio de su apoyo, ellos esperan que Trump presida sobre la administración más racista y antiinmigrante de que se tenga memoria.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:45am
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Los haitianos tenían razones más que suficientes para merecer el TPS tras el devastador terremoto de julio del 2010 que dejó 300,000 muertos y un millón y medio de heridos en su país. 

[OP-ED]: Haitians: A Witch Hunt?

 05/10/2017 - 08:59
Haitians had plenty of reasons to deserve the TPS after the devastating July 2010 earthquake which killed 300,000 people and left 1.5 million injured. 

Making the Ultimate Sacrifice - The Living Flame Memorial Service

 05/04/2017 - 09:51
A Philadelphia police officer salutes during the playing of taps at the Living Flame Memorial Service. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Families, friends, and city officials showed their respects to Philadelphia Police and Firefighters who gave their lives protecting the city they served

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:30am
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A Philadelphia police officer salutes during the playing of taps at the Living Flame Memorial Service. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: The bumpy road to adulthood

 04/27/2017 - 14:43
The Great Recession’s high unemployment surely drove many young people back to their parents. The actual number of 18- to 34-year-olds living at home totaled 24 million in 2015. Two-thirds say they’re happy with their home life. The fact that more Americans go to college and graduate school than in the past has also delayed marriage, living independently and having children.
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Growing up isn’t what it used to be. There’s a yawning gap between the end of adolescence and the beginning of adulthood: a period when millions of 20-somethings and 30-somethings have many adult freedoms without all the responsibilities. Social scientists have tried -- so far in vain -- to name this new life-stage, but no one should question its significance.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:00am
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The Great Recession’s high unemployment surely drove many young people back to their parents. The actual number of 18- to 34-year-olds living at home totaled 24 million in 2015. Two-thirds say they’re happy with their home life. The fact that more Americans go to college and graduate school than in the past has also delayed marriage, living independently and having children.

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