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Former AP editor recalls covering 1973 Chile coup

09/10/2013 1:04am
For days, rumors had spread that a coup was imminent. The date chosen by the military and their supporters was the 11th of September.

Bacteria forced Puerto Rico hospital unit closure

09/10/2013 3:36pm
A Puerto Rican hospital's intensive care unit was recently closed following an outbreak of a resistant bacteria strain, health officials revealed Tuesday.

AP PHOTOS: Chile's Allende and Pinochet up close

09/10/2013 3:46pm
The shattered left eyeglass of socialist President Salvador Allende, rescued from the bombed ruins of the national palace and now on display in Chile's national history museum, is a testament to the brutality of Chile's own 9-11.

Venezuela pulls out of OAS's human rights court

09/10/2013 4:11pm
Rights groups and the United Nations are expressing concern that Venezuela's withdrawal from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights could heighten political persecution in the South American nation.

Brazil president bounces back in latest poll

09/10/2013 4:24pm
Brazil's president has bounced back in a poll after her popularity dropped following widespread anti-government protests.

Chile's Bachelet visits former concentration camp

09/10/2013 4:48pm
Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet nearly broke down Tuesday while visiting the detention and torture center where she was held during the 1973-90 dictatorship.

Forest fires rage across 4 Argentine provinces

09/10/2013 5:48pm
Firefighters are struggling to contain wind-whipped blazes raging across forest land in Cordoba and three other Argentine provinces.

Relatives mourn 46 dead in Guatemala bus crash

09/10/2013 9:51pm
The death toll in a rural Guatemala bus crash rose to 46 on Tuesday, after two more people died of injuries suffered in the vehicle's plunge into a deep canyon.