Cuban President Fidel Castro, left, and his brother, Raul Castro, attend a session of Cuba's parliament in this July 1, 2004, file photo in Havana, Cuba. Fidel Castro resigned Tuesday after nearly half a century in power.
Cuban President Fidel Castro speaks in Havana in this Feb. 3, 2006, file photo.
Kosovar Albanian teacher Luljeta Rama introduces Kosovo's new national flag to her class Tuesday, on the first school day after Kosovo declared its independence, on the Albanian side of the ethnically divided town of Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo. The predominantly ethnic Albanian leadership of Kosovo, Serbia's medieval heartland, proclaimed independence from Serbia on Sunday with Western backing. Elsewhere, Kosovo police and U.N. customs officials were overwhelmed Tuesday in daytime attacks by Serb vigilantes who set fires and destroyed two border posts in the first significant outbreak of violence since Kosovo declared independence.
According to Consumer Reports' Money Advisers, "shoe-box people" should expect to pay a tax preparer extra to organize records.
Mary Newport, left, Christina Pickering, state Sen. Tim Huelskamp, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, Joseph Ginzel and Thomas Hinkel pose for a photo in Sebelius' office. The students served as pages for Huelskamp, R-Fowler, in January. Mary is the daughter of Tim and Erin Newport, Topeka, Christina is the daughter of Bill and Mary Ann Pickering, Topeka, Joseph is the son of John and Lori Ginzel, Topeka, and Thomas is the son of Troy and Laura Hinkel, Lawrence.
The busy family's saving grace, the rotisserie roasted chicken, is put to great use in this Quick Chicken Curry. Atop a bed of couscous, various ingredients combine to make a mildly spicy curry dinner.