The former Cuban leader and lifelong revolutionary makes it clear in a letter that surfaced on the front page of the state newspaper Granma on Tuesday not only that he's still alive, but also that that he won't stand in the way of diplomacy with Washington
A powerful winter blizzard that spared New York City the worst of its wrath still wreaked havoc across much of New England on Tuesday
The proposed deal, announced today in conjunction with Yahoo’s fourth quarter earnings, will create an independent company called SpinCo
Apple's long-awaited smart watch will ship in April, CEO Tim Cook told investors, after Apple posted better-than-expected earnings of $3.06 per share on revenue of $74.6 billion. Apple's quarterly report blew past Wall Street's expectations
The World Health Organization appointed Botswana’s Dr. Matshidiso Moeti to head its Africa region on Tuesday. The physician is tasked with revamping the organization’s operations on the continent in the wake of the Ebola outbreak
The music legend is producing the pilot of a musical drama to be named Virtuoso, set in 18th century Vienna. True Blood creator Alan Ball is set to write and direct the show, which follows a class of young musical prodigies from across Europe at the Academy of Musical Excellence
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch answered every question from reporters at Super Bowl media day with a variation of "I'm here so I won't get fined." Lynch was fined $100,000 for not complying with the league's media policy earlier in the season
Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam acknowledged for the first time Tuesday that investigators believe all 43 students missing from southern Guerrero state are dead, saying they were all "kidnapped, killed, burned and thrown into the river"
The Supreme Court refused to halt the execution of Warren Lee Hill, whose lawyers say he is ineligible to be executed because he is intellectually disabled. Hill was put to death by an injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson, Ga.
Nineteen-year-old Madison Keys booked her spot in the Australian Open semifinals with a hard-fought win over Venus Williams on Wednesday. With the win, Keys could make her top 20 debut when the new rankings come out on Monday
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the Libyan capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia. Two attackers were killed following an hours-long standoff
Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig have reportedly been cast in the long-awaited, all-female reboot of the beloved '80s classic, alongside Saturday Night Live's Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. Paul Feig, who directed Bridesmaids, will helm the new movie