MIAMI (AP) - Five men accused of spying for Cuba went on trial Wednesday, with a prosecutor charging that they served as Fidel Castro's eyes and ears in Florida for years.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - With hospitals running out of beds, blood and medicine, officials appealed for international help for thousands of victims from Salvador's second deadly earthquake in a month.
WASHINGTON - As U.S. planes run out of the best bombing targets in Afghanistan, the military response to terrorism is moving into a much more delicate phase: trying to roust the al-Qaida terrorists from their hideouts and topple the Taliban regime sheltering them.
MIAMI (AP) - Moments after denouncing his trial as a "propaganda show," the leader of a Cuban spy ring received a life sentence for his role in the infiltration of U.S. military bases and in the deaths of four Cuban-Americans whose planes were gunned down five years ago.
...will not discuss that," mission spokesman Lt. Col. Joe Hoey said Wednesday, referring all other questions to U.S. Southern Command in Miami. The previous attempts involved four men who all tried to hang themselves with "comfort items" in...
The last 314 American troops from Operation Unified Response, the U.S. military's emergency mission to post-earthquake Haiti, were airlifted from the island Tuesday, bound for Army bases in North Carolina and Texas.
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Los Angeles Times:
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