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Apple's new iPhone to hit stores, hundreds wait on line to get one

Hundreds of Apple fans, or their paid stand-ins, lined up on Friday to be the first buyers of Apple Inc.'s new iPhone, a music and video playing phone that seeks to change the mobile industry. Read More

High court to reconsider Guantanamo, the justices agree to weigh detainees' right to their day in federal court.

In a surprising rare reversal, the Supreme Court agreed Friday to consider whether prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, had been wrongly held for years without a fair chance to plead their innocence. Read More

Ballet Lizt Alfonso and Omara Portuondo in Canada

''Vida'', the dancing company`s musical and Omara Portuondo`s voice got together in a spectacular show Read More

Recent declassified documents prove that CIA recruited mobsters to kill Castro in 1960

According to documents released Tuesday by the CIA, mobster John Roselli, hoping to avoid deportation, threatened to expose CIA plots to kill Cuban leader Fidel Castro, but the CIA refused to intercede on his behalf. Read More

Closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay has now become a priority

The White House acknowledged Friday that closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay has now become "a priority". Given that the facility has long been an international embarrassment for the United States, this is welcome news. Read More

Woman faces deportation for illegal voting

All of her life, Zoila Meyer believed she was an American. She even was elected to the City Council in Adelanto, a California town of about 23,000. But now she could be deported for illegally voting, because she never became a citizen after being brought to this country from Cuba when she was a year old. Read More

Book of Guantanamo verse to be published

A collection of poetry written by Guantanamo detainees will be published this summer. The prisoners, denied pens and paper, wrote some of the poems by scratching verses onto foam cups with pebbles. Other poems were translated into English by linguists with security clearances but no literary credentials. Read More

Obama tells S.A. crowd he wants Guantanamo closed

SAN ANTONIO " Democrat Barack Obama told a Texas crowd today that he wants the Guantanamo Bay detainee facility closed " a step the Bush administration is considering " and wants to "restore habeas corpus" rights. Read More

Michael Moore Attacks the Grotesque Profit Motive of the US Health Care System

<span style="font-size: 10pt; color: black; font-family: verdana"><font size="2">Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore sat down with Amy Goodman ahead of the release of his new film SiCKO. The film is a seething indictment of the US healthcare system. </font></span> Read More

US to move prisoners from Guantanamo to Afghanistan

The United States is helping expand a prison in Afghanistan to take some detainees from Guantanamo Bay. Meanwhile administration officials argue whether to bring the most dangerous to the US when the Cuban facility shuts down. Read More

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