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Son shares mother's moving letter 'forgiving trumpet debt'

A letter writing off money owed on a child's trumpet has moved many on social media.

Washington Post /
For decades, Colombia battled leftist guerrillas. Now one is a leading presidential candidate.

Polls show Gustavo Petro is unlikely to win, but his strong run highlights drastic polarization at a transformative time for Latin America’s closest U.S. ally.

Washington Post /
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro wins reelection amid charges of irregularities

Opposition parties have been largely prevented from fielding candidates.

Washington Post /
Asylum seekers have flooded into Canada. The government is putting them to work.

“Irregular” border-crossers who file refugee claims are encouraged to work while they wait.

Washington Post /
In Cuba, the Great American Tourism boom goes bust

The slowdown in tourism comes amid a worsening of relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

Washington Post /
Their Russian-spy parents were fake Americans. Now they want to be real Canadians.

Highest court will decide whether to rule on a case that the government argued will impact “the integrity of Canadian citizenship.”

Washington Post /
Canada proposes sweeping law to block foreign interference in elections

The bill would restrict political advertising and force parties to reveal what voter information they’ve collected.

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Jet crashes, almost splits in two in Honduras

A routine business trip turned into tense drama for six Americans flying from Texas to Honduras. A company jet they were traveling in crashed off the runway Tuesday, almost splitting in two, when it landed at Toncontin International Airport. All six ...

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Opponents slam Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's election victory as a sham

Socialist President Nicolas Maduro has won another six years in power in crisis-hit Venezuela, in an election that the opposition and Western powers denounced as a sham.

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5 reasons why you should care about the crisis in Venezuela (and the election)

You've seen news reports about chaos gripping Venezuela, but maybe you haven't paid much attention to what's going on. Here are five reasons why you should.

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Venezuela inmates seize control of prison ahead of election

Inmates have revolted and taken control of a notorious prison in Venezuela, as the volatile country braces for presidential elections decried as ...

CNN /
Venezuelans head to the polls amid international outcry

Venezuelans will head to the polls Sunday to elect a new president. The winner will inherit a country in the middle of a deep economic and social ...

CNN /
A royal skeptic meets Americans obsessed with Harry and Meghan

Americans love fairy tales and soap operas. Maybe that helps explain their obsession with the British royal wedding. But I'm not buying it.

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Dismembered human feet keep washing up on beaches in western Canada

A human foot found Sunday was the 14th discovered over the past decade around Vancouver Island.

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Humboldt Broncos will be back on the ice next season after devastating crash

The Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team will be back on the ice when the puck drops in September to start the 2018-19 Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League season.

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Hockey Moms send hugs for Humboldt on Mother's Day

Hockey moms united this Mother's Day for the mothers in Canada who lost their children in the Humboldt Bronco's bus crash, sending them virtual hugs and bouquets.

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Cinco de Mayo isn't Mexican Independence Day. It's also not about mayonnaise

These are actual questions people asked on Google about the Mexican holiday, which is actually a bigger deal in the US than it is in Mexico.

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Guantanamo Bay Naval Station Fast Facts

Read CNN's Guantánamo Bay Naval Station Fast Facts and learn more about its detention facility, sometimes called "Gitmo."

CNN /
Raul Castro Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Raul Castro, the former President of Cuba and the brother of former President Fidel Castro.

CNN /
Aunt gets call about migrant mom Gabriela Hernandez

The call could signal a next step in pregnant woman's journey with her boys from Honduras, across Mexico in the migrant caravan, with hopes of reaching the US.

BBC News /
Viewpoint: Is Trump playing into Kim Jong-un's hands?

North Korea expert Jean Lee describes the best possible outcome of a summit with Kim Jong-un.

BBC News /
Royal wedding 2018: Preacher on becoming 'breakout star'

Bishop Curry speaks to the BBC's Religion Editor, Martin Bashir, about his royal wedding sermon.

BBC News /
Jared Kushner: Security clearance restored for Trump's son-in-law

Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law had access to top-level security briefings rescinded in February.

BBC News /
Uber ends Arizona driverless car programme

Uber pulls out of the state two months after a fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars.

VoA /
Chicago Council Backs Obama Presidential Center Plans

The effort to build the Obama Presidential Center in a park on Chicago's South Side where Barack Obama's political career began cleared its biggest ...

BBC News /
Scientists develop 'mind-reading' algorithm

Researchers are using data from recorded brain activity and software algorithms to generate images reconstructed from a person's memory.

VoA /
Burundi Signals Readiness to Lift Ban on VOA, BBC Broadcasts   

Burundi said it is ready to lift a six-month ban on VOA and BBC broadcasts, but after it meets with delegations from the two global media outlets. Burundi’s National Communication Council announced the blackouts three weeks ago. It said VOA and the BBC broke media laws and carried out “unethical conduct” in its coverage of Burundi, including ...

BBC News /
Trump barred from blocking Twitter users by judge

A judge rules that blocking access to the president's tweets violates free speech.

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