Castro’s Control of Cuban Media Builds His Seats Advantage

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Castro’s Control of Cuban Media Builds His Seats Advantage

Venezuela’s leftist President Nicolas Maduro went from defeated candidate to favorite to restore his political throne after his rival, Republican Henrique Capriles, conceded defeat in the nation’s presidential election last night. Castro, the president…

Who knew color was so iconic?

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Who knew color was so iconic?

Written by Staff Writer Sophia Baghdassarian, CNN “The hotel became a popular hangout for students,” says Eleanor Brandle. “What you can’t help but notice when you visit this moment in history is how influential…

Some thoughts and lessons from Brad Plumer

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Some thoughts and lessons from Brad Plumer

CNN Media All-Stars: Monkey Cage Blog Co-Editor and Duke University Professor Brad Plumer Journalism Career Highlights: Newsday, Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal More recent writing experience: All Things Considered, NPR, Byline, CNS News,…

Strong winds 'kill six' in Turkey

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Strong winds ‘kill six’ in Turkey

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Winds in Istanbul, Turkey have reached speeds of more than 150mph A series of strong winds in Turkey have caused some house collapses, killing six people, injuring 52…

Antique patterns 'dated' to Qatar

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Antique patterns ‘dated’ to Qatar

Archaeologists have found “unique” patterns – some of them in Arabic script – etched into sand dunes in the Qatari desert. Despite being exposed to the elements since 2007, the geological formations, described in…

Did Target overcharge one shopper for a $95 haul?

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Did Target overcharge one shopper for a $95 haul?

Written by CNN Staff A Canadian grocery haul that cost $95 to $105 (CA$140-$180) is causing a price debate across social media platforms. In a Reddit post on Monday night, a customer in Hamilton,…

Why relaunch or reimagine Massey Hall?

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Why relaunch or reimagine Massey Hall?

newsletters, weekender-list, M1 revamp, west kiwi suburbs, Massey Hall, stadium, Colin Munro, reopening, chance to revisit, re-revive, rebirth It is almost 22 years since Massey Hall was ‘revived’. But has the venue – the…

A dog phone app to keep your pooch safe? No way

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A dog phone app to keep your pooch safe? No way

Written by By Aidan Redmond, CNN This is a special offer from a CNN partner. If you enjoy stories about homes, travel, luxury or everything in between, send us a photo, video or note…