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Venezuela’s slide into chaos is splintering the Chávez movement

Supporters of the late president are turning against his successor, Nicolás Maduro.

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Manuel Noriega, Panamanian strongman toppled in U.S. invasion, dies at 83

He spent more than 22 years imprisoned on drug-dealing and conspiracy convictions.

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Allies of Brazil’s Temer prepare for ‘the day after’

Michel Temer’s agenda for economic survival is more important than his presidency.

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Trump wants to deport MS-13 gang members. El Salvador is dreading their return.

Salvadoran officials fear a flood of newly arrived gang members will drive up violence.

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A side effect of peace in Colombia? A cocaine boom in the U.S.

There is a giant surge in coca production as peasants try to cash in on government benefits.

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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake off Guatemala's Pacific coast

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Thursday off Guatemala's Pacific coast, the US Geological Survey reported. The quake was recorded at about 24 miles ...

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Brazil's president faces key ruling in electoral court

The future of Brazilian President Michel Temer hangs in the balance as the country's top electoral court resumes its look at accusations of illegal campaign finance.

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Public Overwhelmingly Disapproves of House Health Bill: NBC Poll

Even Republican respondents in the poll are lukewarm about the House GOP plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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'Ear Hustle': A Podcast From Behind Prison Walls

San Quentin prisoners Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams along with teacher Nigel Poor have created what may be the first podcast from inside a federal prison.

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Rebuilding Constitucion after a quake and tsunami

Christa Larwood visits the Chilean city of Constitucion seven years after it was struck by a quake and tsunami.

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Deadly Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall in Louisiana

Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana.

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Haiti ex-coup leader Guy Philippe sentenced in US

A court in the US has sentenced Guy Philippe to nine years for conspiracy to launder drug money.

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The Sound of Cindy: Tropical Storm Crashes Into Gulf Coast

Millions of people along the Gulf Coast are under threat of heavy rain and flash flooding from Tropical Storm Cindy.

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The U.S. Won't Be in World's Top 3 for Population for Much Longer

The U.N. agency forecasts that from now through 2050 half the world's population growth will be concentrated in just nine countries.

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The Interpreter: Canada’s Trump Strategy: Go Around Him

The Trudeau government appears to be bypassing the Trump administration, taking its business directly to mayors, governors and Congress.

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Guatemala landslide death toll rises to 12

A 94-year-old man rescued after a landslide hit a village in western Guatemala on Tuesday has died.

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OpEd: Racial Gerrymandering Is the New Election Hacking

The integrity of our electoral process is a fundamental moral issue, and there is a sinister connection between racist voting laws and abuse of the ...

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Art Imitates Life: 'Queen Sugar' Tackles Race in America

Ava Duvernay, Oprah Winfrey and the cast of OWN's "Queen Sugar" reflect the intersection of race, culture and social issues in season 2.

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Congressional Black Caucus Rejects Invite to Meet With Trump

The Congressional Black Caucus declines White House invitation for second meeting with President Trump citing "lack of response."

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Trump: Mexico border wall may have solar panels

President Trump said designs for his proposed US-Mexico border wall are already in the works, telling an Iowa crowd the wall may be a solar panel energy saving wall.

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Boy, 10, Killed as Tropical Storm Churns Towards Gulf Coast

A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed by a log washed ashore by a storm surge as Tropical Storm Cindy moved closer to the Gulf coast.

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A corruption scandal wrecked Brazil’s economy. Now, workers face the consequences.

As firms implode, many of those hit by mass layoffs are having trouble finding new jobs.

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Minister: Canada will build up its military as the U.S. pulls back from world stage

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada must chart its own course.

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How a new kind of protest movement has risen in Venezuela

Constant street fights have added new urgency to the political crisis, forcing people to choose sides or get out of the way.

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What happened to Gustavito, the beloved hippo at El Salvador’s National Zoo?

Authorities are investigating whether he was killed by intruders — or died of poor care.

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Venezuela’s paradox: People are hungry, but farmers can’t feed them

Government policies, compounded by extortion, have led to what economists call a man-made disaster.

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Brazilian President Temer is hit with new corruption allegations

Temer insists he’s innocent, but analysts say his government is on ‘life support’

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