MUNSTER | During the 1920s, Yiddish-speaking Jews traveled to Cuba from Eastern Europe. Rather than a stopover on the way to the United States, Cuba became home.
Cubans work to repair an old Chevrolet on a street in Havana.
An expressive Cuban guitar player.
A Cuban woman smokes one of the country's famous cigars. The cigars are plentiful, but most Cubans cannot afford them.
An old Chevrolet is parked on a Havana street in Cuba.
Two men listen to a guitar player on a Havana street.
Cuba’s President Raul Castro has made notable news by announcing on Feb. 24 that he will retire from that office in 2018. His older brother Fidel stepped down from the same post in 2008, after turning 85 years of age.
Christopher Kennedy Lawford, whose parents are the late Patricia Kennedy Lawford and her actor husband Peter Lawford, is coming to Valparaiso University in March to speak at a dinner event in the ballroom of the Harre Student Union.
When Juan Ponce de Leon searched for riches in Florida, he unknowingly helped turn the Sunshine State into the first travel destination in the United States.
"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative announcements of Spiro Agnew, vice president in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption.
October is the scary month, and not just because of Halloween. Exactly one-half century ago, the Cuban Missile Crisis during Oct. 22-28 dominated global news as Washington and Moscow sparred right on the edge of thermonuclear war.
VALPARAISO | The man who rose to become top of the poppers, Orville Redenbacher, was born in Brazil, Ind., on July 16, 1907 -- the youngest of four children.
HOBART | Former Police Chief David Evans testified Wednesday that T&K Towing owner Tony Cuba was not guilty of anything illegal or improper while working for the city.
HOBART | T & K Towing owner Tony Cuba is anxious for his July 25 hearing before the Board of Public Works because he has two questions he wants to ask.
Peter Greenberg wants you to travel like a local, not a tourist, and he's written a new series of guidebooks to help.
MERRILLVILLE | The man said to be among the front-runners to be presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, is coming to Merrillville to raise money for Hoosier Republicans.
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HAMMOND | Due to insufficient response, Purdue University Calumet has postponed plans to offer an academic trip to Cuba in May.
HAMMOND | Due to insufficient response, Purdue University Calumet has postponed plans to offer an academic trip to Cuba next May.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet is planning an academic trip to Cuba next spring for students and others interested in learning more about the history, issues and future prospects of the Caribbean island nation.
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