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AP Photos: Bolivians bless skulls at festival

11/08/2013 3:55pm
Hundreds of Bolivians carried human skulls to the chapel at La Paz cemetery for blessing on Friday, asking for health, money, love and other favors as part of an annual highland festival.

Tests: No poison in Chilean poet Neruda's remains

11/08/2013 6:22pm
The four-decade mystery of whether Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda was poisoned was seemingly cleared up on Friday, when forensic test results showed no chemical agents in his bones. But his family and driver were not satisfied and said they'll request more proof.

US reporter detained by Venezuelan authorities

11/08/2013 8:34pm
A Miami Herald journalist was detained by Venezuelan authorities while reporting on politics and the chronic shortages in the South American country, the newspaper said Friday.