Cuban dictator Fidel Castro has temporarily turned power over to his younger (75) brother Raul while he undergoes treatment for intestinal bleeding. Castro is expected to be out of commission for several weeks while recuperating. It is the first time since 1959 that Castro has not held the reigns of power in Cuba.
The Cuban community in Miami has taken to the streets in anticipation of the end of Castro’s rule over the tropical island Communist paradise. Meanwhile, the mood at CBS News was somber as Dan Rather showed up to work today in sackcloth and ashes.