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  • For some Cuban exiles, the old toast 'Next year in Cuba!' is suddenly more plausible

    For some Cuban exiles, the old toast 'Next year in Cuba!' is suddenly more plausible
    For so long, many of the exiles believed they would go back to Cuba in battle gear. They would vanquish Fidel Castro by any means necessary. "Next year in Cuba!" they would say when making a toast. Some trained in the Florida Everglades for the invasion...
  • The Castros' historical loss is a win for the Cuban people

    President Obama's historic opening to Cuba is long overdue — and has a chance of hastening the Castro dictatorship's demise. Critics of the accord should explain why they believe a policy that has failed miserably for half a century could ever work....
  • Presidential vacation in Hawaii begins with an Obama staple: golf

    Presidential vacation in Hawaii  begins with an Obama staple:  golf
    Far removed -- at least physically -- from the concerns of Washington, President Obama commenced the familiar rituals of his annual holiday getaway to his home state of Hawaii on Saturday, starting with a round of golf. Roughly 12 hours after he and...
  • Cuba's famed cigars get a foot in door of U.S. market

    Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is thrilled that the U.S. market is finally opening up for her handmade Cuban "habanos". Since U.S. President Obama announced on Wednesday he...
  • Obama, Marco Rubio, Sony CEO: weekend guests

    Obama, Marco Rubio, Sony CEO: weekend guests
    UPDATED: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be a guest on three Sunday morning programs, and President Barack Obama will be on one. The Sunday morning guest list: Obama and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talk to CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon....
  • New U.S.-Cuba era

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's surprise Christmas present to Cuba -- restoration of American diplomatic ties with the communist-run regime created by Fidel Castro and now run by his brother Raul -- follows a century of tumultuous dealings between the two...
  • Demographic shifts bring change to policies on Cuba, drugs, gay rights

    Demographic shifts bring change to policies on Cuba, drugs, gay rights
    Writing about politics inspires a certain amount of déjà vu, time and again. Last week, like many before, served as a case in point. President Obama unleashed a surprise shift Wednesday in the nation's relationship with Cuba, a loosening of the...
  • Obama says Putin presiding over economic contraction: CNN interview

    U.S. president Barack Obama has rejected the charge that he has been outmaneuvered by Russian president Vladimir Putin, saying in a TV interview due for broadcast later on Sunday that Putin was presiding over "a huge economic contraction" due to the...
  • Obama vows to 'do everything I can' to close Guantanamo

    Obama vows to 'do everything I can' to close Guantanamo
    President Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for broadcast Sunday that he will do "everything I can" to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home. Obama promised to shut the...
  • Obama vows 'do everything I can' to close Guantanamo: CNN interview

    U.S. president Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for broadcast on Sunday that he will do "everything I can" to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home. Obama promised to shut the...
  • Obama does not consider Sony hack an act of war: CNN interview

    U.S. President Barack Obama does not consider the cyber attack on Sony Corp to be an act of war, he said in an interview, remarks apparently aimed at limiting U.S. anger over the incident which Washington blames on North Korea. Obama and his advisers are...