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Anarchist tactics grow amid Brazil's protests

10/22/2013 5:47am
When a tear gas canister rattled around at Andrea Coelho's feet, a masked young man picked it up and tossed it back at police. Right there, the kindergarten teacher decided she backed him and his fellow Black Bloc anarchists.

Cuba announces move toward currency unification

10/22/2013 1:16pm
Cuba's government announced Tuesday that it will take the first small, symbolic step toward eliminating a two-currency system that has become an uncomfortable manifestation of economic inequality on the island.

American Airlines plane makes emergency landing

10/22/2013 6:11pm
An American Airlines plane made a safe emergency landing Tuesday after the pilot reported a fire in the cockpit, a smoking engine and a loss of fuel, Turks & Caicos Islands officials said.

Defender of Mexico's gray whales dies at 72

10/22/2013 8:01pm
Francisco Mayoral, a noted defender of Mexico's gray whales and one of the country's earliest and most-experienced whale-watching guides, died of a stroke Tuesday in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. He was 72.

Monsanto calls glyphosate 'safe' after AP report

10/22/2013 10:07pm
Monsanto Co. is calling for more controls on agrochemicals, including its Roundup line of glyphosate-based weed-killers, in response to an Associated Press report about concerns that illegal pesticide applications are harming human health in Argentina.