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Why Venezuela keeps Colombia’s president up at night

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has confided to the White House that one of his biggest concerns is how a Venezuelan collapse could undermine years of secret meetings and formal negotiations to end the bloody civil war that has ravaged his country for more than half a century, killing tens of thousands and displacing millions.

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World leaders and his family eulogize Israel's Shimon Peres

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres was buried Friday after a funeral attended by scores of world leaders and dignitaries. He died earlier this week aged 93, after suffering a stroke. Peres' family, Israel's prime minister and president, U.S. President Barack Obama and former U.S. President Bill Clinton eulogized him at the ceremony.

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A look at rising costs for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

An expert panel set up by Tokyo's newly elected governor says the price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed $30 billion unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken. That's more than a four-fold increase from the initial estimate at the time Tokyo was awarded the games in 2013.

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Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest

In Cuba's prime tobacco fields in the province of Pinar del Río, Jesus Jerald Echevarria, Caridad Piloto Morejon and others are in the middle of harvest season. Music performed by Mezclarte.
Al Diaz and Mario Mateo / Miami Herald
Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest 1:04

Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest

President Obama dancing the tango at the Argentina State Dinner 1:55

President Obama dancing the tango at the Argentina State Dinner

Terror in Brussels 2:36

Terror in Brussels

President Obama in Cuba: An activist awaits 2:53

President Obama in Cuba: An activist awaits