- What's in the deal? Crises averted, relaxed spending limits Updated: Oct-27-15 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON - No government shutdown. No government default. No big spike in Medicare premiums for 15 million Americans. Looser limits on spending. And plenty of random stuff - including a new "Freedom Foyer" in the Capitol.
- AP Interview: Head of upstart party shakes up Spain politics Updated: Oct-27-15 3:48 am
MADRID - Just a few years ago, Pablo Iglesias was an obscure political science lecturer at a Madrid university who fit in with its reputation as a hotbed for radicals. The onetime communist from a working class neighborhood even traveled to Venezuela and Bolivia to train left-wing government officials in topics like "the ascent and future decadence of the world capitalist system."