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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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All Souls Procession opts for new starting point

All Souls Procession opts for new starting point

Another year, another route adjustment.

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Strengthening American global leadership

Strengthening American global leadership

In today’s turbulent world, the crises facing America come fast and furious. Global threats such as international terrorism, instability threatening to spill across borders, poverty and pandemic diseases, alongside fiscal uncertainties directly impact our national security at home. They dema…

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn - a Golden Gloves champion, the second director of the Peace Corps and ambassador to Panama and Colombia - died Monday at his Tucson home under hospice care for an aggressive cancer. He was 92.

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

In 1943, Marine 2nd Lt. Jack Vaughn shipped out to serve in the Pacific during World War II.

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

In 1967, Vaughn met with Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia. Vaughn was then director of the Peace Corps.

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Vaughn, a former boxer, stayed in shape by shadow boxing and running in place into his 90s, according to his wife. During a long and distinguished career, he also served as U.S. ambassador to Colombia and Panama.

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

In 1966, Peace Corps Director Jack Vaughn visited with young people during a trip to Nigeria.

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Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes dies

MEXICO CITY — Author Carlos Fuentes, who played a dominant role in Latin America’s novel-writing boom by delving into the failed ideals of the Mexican revolution, died Tuesday in a Mexico City hospital. He was 83.

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Obama says Secret Service misconduct would anger him

CARTAGENA, Colombia — President Obama said Sunday he will be "angry" if an internal investigation shows Secret Service personnel engaged in misconduct while in Colombia because he expects representatives of the United States to act with the "utmost in dignity and probity" when traveling abroad.

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Poor Colombians offered land to limit family size

Poor Colombians offered land to limit family size

Erwin Goggel offers plots of land rent-free to peasants who agree to have vasectomies and tubal ligations.

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US, Colombia OK accord widening American access to military bases

BOGOTA — In a private, low-key ceremony, the U.S. ambassador and three Colombian ministers signed a pact Friday giving American personnel expanded access to military bases in this drug-producing country, a deal that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has called a threat to the region's security.

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Rosemont Copper hires financial adviser

The company proposing to build the Rosemont copper mine has hired a financial adviser to help it find ways to raise the project's $900 million estimated construction cost.

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