After a long illness, Fidel Castro stepped down on Tuesday, ending one of the longest tenures as an all-powerful, communist head of state in the world, according to Granma, the official publication of the Cuban Communist Party.
Early results showed equal gains for Benazir Bhutto's Pakistan Peoples Party, and the Pakistan Muslim League-N, the faction led by the former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are pushing their party further from the business-friendly posture once championed by Bill Clinton.
The suicide rate among 45-to-54-year-olds increased nearly 20 percent from 1999 to 2004.
Many at The Los Angeles Times are skeptical of David D. Hiller, saying he doesn't understand journalism.
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