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  • For lone socialist in Congress, pet issue finds the spotlight

    January 14, 2014 | 11:21 am

    Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont and the only self-described socialist in Congress, has long been an outspoken voice in Washington on issues of economic inequality.

    But with the vanishing middle class figuring prominently in the campaign for mayor of the...

  • Venezuela to probe Chavez cancer ‘poisoning’ accusation

    March 12, 2013 | 1:51 pm

    Venezuela will set up a formal inquiry into suspicions that the late President Hugo Chavez's cancer was the result of poisoning by his enemies abroad, the government said.

    The accusation has been derided by critics of the government, who view it as a typical Chavez-style...

  • Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez dead from cancer

    March 5, 2013 | 2:23 pm

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died after a two-year battle with cancer, ending the socialist leader's 14-year rule of the South American country, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said in a televised speech on Tuesday.

    The flamboyant 58-year-old leader had undergone four...

  • French extreme-right leader has strong showing in presidential vote

    April 23, 2012 | 9:58 am

    French Socialist Francois Hollande edged President Nicolas Sarkozy in the initial round of presidential elections, with Marine LePen finishing with the highest total ever for her extreme-right-wing party.

    Hollande garnered 28 percent of the vote to 26 percent for Sarkozy, the...