WASHINGTON — Hours after a personal encounter with the grim cost
of war, President Obama said Thursday the sight of 18 flag-covered
cases holding the remains of Americans killed this week in
Afghanistan can't help but influence his thinking about sending
more troops overseas.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Cuba is willing to hold talks with the
United States "on any level," Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno
Rodriguez said Wednesday in conciliatory remarks aimed at the Obama
A half-century ago, they wore white gloves and hats and held
meetings at the fashionable El Conquistador Hotel. Today, the 400
members of the Assistance League of Tucson still know how to glam
it up at their annual Tux 'N Boots gala.