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Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, Larisa Alonso talks to a reporter at Our Lady of Charity Catholic church in Miami. Many Catholics have expressed pride in seeing Francis stirring hopes of progress in communist Cuba, but some Cuban-Americans say their spiritual leader betrayed the…

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Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, Rev. Juan Rumin Dominguez talks to a reporter at Our Lady of Charity Catholic church in Miami. Many Catholics have expressed pride in seeing Francis stirring hopes of progress in communist Cuba, but some Cuban-Americans say their spiritual leader …

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Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Anti-Castro protesters and former Cuban political prisoners Efrain Rivas, left, and Arturo Suarez say they are unhappy with U.S. plans to restore official relations with Cuba.

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Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Anti-Castro protester Jay Fernandez is among many in the Little Havana area of Miami who oppose the Castros, though many Catholics have expressed pride in seeing Pope Francis bring hopes of progress to communist Cuba.

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Pope's role in Cuba splits Cuban-Americans

Pope's role in Cuba splits Cuban-Americans

MIAMI — The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil.

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For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times

For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times

In these last days of 2014, it seems like the delicate, freedom-hugging art of narrative storytelling has exploded in our faces. Not unlike the head of a certain political leader in a fictional movie now not coming to a theater near you.

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Overcriminalizing minor offenses leads to tragedies like Garner's

Overcriminalizing minor offenses leads to tragedies like Garner's

Mistakes are made when more and more behaviors are criminalized.

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False positives in rape cases impose real costs

(c) 2014, Bloomberg News.

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This week on TV: Nov. 9-15

This week on TV: Nov. 9-15

Around the remote: Lots of TV tricks in time for sweeps.

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James Brady

James Brady

James Brady, selected by president-elect Ronald Reagan to become his press secretary, talking to reporters after the announcement was made in Washington. Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reag…

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