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  • Hillary Clinton backs Obama move on Cuba

    Former U.S. Secretary of State and potential presidential contender Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday she supported President Barack Obama's move to establish diplomatic ties with Cuba after more than 50 years of hostile relations. "Despite good...
  • Cuba-U.S. relations: A 55-year exercise in acrimony

    Cuba-U.S. relations: A 55-year exercise in acrimony
    When Cuba’s most affluent citizens fled Fidel Castro and his leftist revolutionaries after they took power on New Year’s Day 1959, they sought refuge by the thousands in southern Florida with the expectation that they’d be back home...
  • Obama announces move to normalize relations between U.S. and Cuba

    President Barack Obama announced a move to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba on Wednesday, saying it is time to "cut loose the shackles of the past." In a speech at the White House, Obama said the thaw in relations after a five-...
  • Vatican played key role in Cuba-U.S. talks: officials

    Pope Francis and the Vatican played a key role in the reopening of U.S. diplomatic relations with Cuba and the release of imprisoned American Alan Gross, senior Obama administration officials said on Wednesday. The Vatican worked closely with both...
  • White House does not rule out Cuba visit by Obama

    U.S. President Barack Obama does not have concrete plans to visit Cuba after restoring diplomatic relations with Havana, but a White House spokesman said on Wednesday he would not rule out a presidential visit. "If there is an opportunity for the...
  • Freed American aid worker says U.S., Cuba have to move past 'mutually belligerent' policies

    Freed U.S. aid worker Alan Gross said on Wednesday Cuba and the United States had to move beyond "mutually belligerent" policies. Gross, speaking to the media after his release from Cuba, thanked U.S. President Barack Obama for all he had done to...
  • Factbox: How Obama will relax U.S. Cuba policy

    President Barack Obama moved on Wednesday to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba, a shift the White House said was needed because the long-standing U.S. embargo against the communist-ruled island has failed to promote democracy and has hurt the Cuban...
  • Elizabeth Warren would rather lead a movement than be president

    Elizabeth Warren would rather lead a movement than be president
    After Elizabeth Warren and Ted Cruz attacked the 2015 spending agreement in the Senate last week from opposite ends of the political spectrum, Washington engaged in a little parlor game: Is Warren the Cruz of the left? Though there are superficial...
  • McCain, Graham denounce Obama's shift in U.S. Cuba

    Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, two of the leading Republican voices on U.S. foreign policy, on Wednesday denounced President Barack Obama's plans to ease U.S. restrictions on Cuba. The policy shift reflected "America and the values it stands...
  • Martin Schram: Once again, a president promises change for Cuba

    Thousands in Miami's sunny Orange Bowl stood and cheered as one, thrilled to ecstasy and even tears of joy by what they'd just witnessed on the field. Surely no football star had ever thrilled a crowd quite the way these faithful true believers were just...
  • Democratic senator: U.S. shifts on Cuba 'clearly intended' to bypass law

    Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Menendez said on Wednesday that President Barack Obama's shifts on Cuba policy were intended to circumvent U.S. law. "Today's regulatory changes ... are clearly intended to circumvent the intent and spirit of U.S. law and...