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A white LED lamp next to the Colosseum in Rome on March 20. Rome is undergoing a citywide switch to the cheaper, more environmentally friendly LED lights, prompting anger among residents and critics who say the white lights dim Rome's old world charm. [New York Times]

'Candlelit dinner' vs. 'frozen-food aisle'; streetlights but Romans in a dark mood

ROME — As far as guided tours of central Rome go, this one was a downer. "Look over there, at that 'Virgin and Child,' with that ugly lamp above it, casting such a harsh outline," said Nathalie Naim, a municipal council member, pointing to a framed image on a wall. Near the Colosseum, another outrage. "This used to …

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She's aging in the hemisphere's oldest nation and survives by digging through Cuba's trash

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Nunes met intelligence source on White House grounds

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  1. 'Candlelit dinner' vs. 'frozen-food aisle'; streetlights but Romans in a dark mood

    World

    ROME — As far as guided tours of central Rome go, this one was a downer.

    A white LED lamp next to the Colosseum in Rome on March 20. Rome is undergoing a citywide switch to the cheaper, more environmentally friendly LED lights, prompting anger among residents and critics who say the white lights dim Rome's old world charm. [New York Times]
  2. Nunes met intelligence source on White House grounds

    National

    WASHINGTON — Rep. Devin Nunes of California, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, met on the White House grounds with a source who showed him secret U.S. intelligence reports a day before he revealed that President Donald Trump or his closest associates may have been "incidentally" swept up …

  3. She's aging in the hemisphere's oldest nation and survives by digging through Cuba's trash

    World

    HAVANA — At 67, struggling against the challenges that come with aging and a meager pension, Raquel, an engineer who in her own words was "formed by the Revolution," survives by sifting through garbage every day in search of recyclable products.

    A woman looks out her window as people pass by on Feb. 15, 2017, in Havana, Cuba. [Miami Herald | TNS]
  4. Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

    National

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it will be to produce the unity the party will need.

    President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with women small business owners in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington, Monday, March 27, 2017. [Associated Press]
  5. Senate committee to question Jared Kushner over meetings with Russians

    National

    Senate investigators plan to question Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a close adviser, as part of their broad inquiry into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials or others linked to the Kremlin, the New York Times reports.

    Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, listens during a meeting with small business leaders at the White House on Jan. 30. Senate investigators plan to question Kushner as part of their broad inquiry into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials or others linked to the Kremlin, according to administration and congressional officials. [Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford]