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Congressman Visits Maryland Man Imprisoned in Cuba

An American man whose imprisonment in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries wants to come home.

02/21/2013

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US Lawmakers Meet With Jailed American In Cuba

US lawmakers have confirmed they visited Alan Gross, an American man whose detention in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve relations between the countries.

02/20/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio will deliver the GOP response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Thursday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Rubio Will Deliver Republican Response To State Of The Union Address

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will deliver the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.

02/06/2013

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Va. Apple Grower Finds Core Business in Cuba

Improving trade relations with Cuba over the past decade has helped boost revenue for Virginia farmers and other agricultural-based enterprises, including a local apple company.

01/07/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the White House. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Maintains Standing With Cuban-Americans

The door for travel to Cuba cracked open during President Barack Obama’s first term. Cuban-Americans can now visit family on the island as often as they like. Americans can travel legally as part of an academic or religious trip.

12/09/2012

A Cuban child retrieves utensils from his home, demolished by Hurricane Sandy, on Oct. 25, 2012 in Santiago de Cuba. (credit: Miguel RUBIERA JUSTIZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Predict ‘Frankenstorm’ Will Cause $1 Billion In Damage

The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call “Frankenstorm” is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are getting ready.

10/26/2012

President John F. Kennedy speaks at a press conference August 30, 1961 in Washington. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Archives To Recount JFK’s Cuban Missile Crisis

Fifty years after the Cuban missile crisis, the National Archives has pulled together documents and secret White House recordings to show the public how President John F. Kennedy deliberated with advisers to avert nuclear war.

10/10/2012

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Maryland Man In Cuban Prison Dreams Of Watching Baseball Games

An American man imprisoned in Cuba for more than two years would like to see a Cuban baseball game, eat ribs and drink Scotch if and when he gets out of prison, his older sister Monday.

08/06/2012

This April 1961 file photo shows a group of Cuban counter-revolutionaries, members of Assault Brigade 2506, after their capture in the Bay of Pigs, Cuba. (credit: MIGUEL VINAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Final Volume On CIA’s Bay Of Pigs Invasion To Remain Shrouded In Secrecy

A federal judge has ruled that a final volume of the CIA’s three-decade-old history on the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba can remain shrouded in secrecy because it is a draft, not a finished product.

05/11/2012

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