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  • Congressional Republicans look to block Cuba policy changes

    WASHINGTON The shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba triggered fierce partisan warfare Wednesday in Congress, as some Republicans vowed to take strong steps to block the changes. "I am committed to doing everything I can to unravel as many of these changes as...
  • This Cuban-American applauds restoring diplomatic ties with Cuba

    This Cuban-American applauds restoring diplomatic ties with Cuba
    As a Cuban-American, I applaud Wednesday’s announcement  that the United States is restoring diplomatic ties with Cuba. The embargo has long been a sham, a Trojan Horse in disguise that doesn’t reveal  all our dirty little secrets about...
  • Connecticut's Cuban Population Optimistic About New Policy

    Connecticut's Cuban Population Optimistic About New Policy
    Wednesday was a day of optimism and hope for many Cuban-Americans in Connecticut as President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. would re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba. Carmine Goiricelaya, an immigrant who left Cuba 50 years ago at the...
  • Sony's hack shows companies need help: Their Take

    Sony's hack shows companies need help: Their Take
    Hacking Sony … [T]he hackers who targeted Sony Pictures' computer network have opened a new front in cyberwar: thefts motivated not by money, but by malice. The severity and sophistication of the attack are alarming; yet aside from launching...
  • The U.S. has no choice but to help Pakistan fight terror

    The massacre Tuesday at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, is likely to set off a new round of fighting between the country's army and the Taliban. But the attack may also push President Barack Obama to renew the counterterrorism partnership with Pakistan...
  • In quotes: What they're saying about Cuba policy shift

    In quotes: What they're saying about Cuba policy shift
    President Barack Obama: "With the changes I'm announcing today, it will be easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and Americans will be able to use American credit and debit cards on the island. Nobody represents America's values better than the...
  • Embrace opportunity for change with Cuba

    Embrace opportunity for change with Cuba
    This is the door that's taken more than five decades to open. Actually, President Obama's call for normalizing relations with Cuba is more than a door, it's an opportunity for a new era of cooperation with our island neighbor across the Florida Straits....
  • Analysis: Probably too soon to call Cuba policy change 'historic'

    MIAMI The news from Havana and Washington about normalizing relations may not be as significant in the long term as some in the administration hope. While President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that he will normalize relations with Cuba is the...
  • Latin America welcomes Obama's move to restore U.S.-Cuba ties

    Latin American leaders who for years have pressured the United States to drop its economic embargo against Cuba praised President Barack Obama for moving on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations with its communist-run Cold War foe. Regional leaders...
  • Obama's Cuba policy doesn't mean Congress will change laws

    Obama's Cuba policy doesn't mean Congress will change laws
    The future of the United States' five-decade embargo blocking trade with Cuba is suddenly and unexpectedly murky. Although President Barack Obama shifted long-standing American policy on Wednesday, the embargo and the lesser known but critically...
  • Obama opens relations with Cuba, easing half-century standoff

    WASHINGTON The United States will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba in the most sweeping changes to U.S.-Cuba policy since President Dwight Eisenhower severed ties with its communist rulers and the two countries faced each other in the most dangerous...