Cuba

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 20:  Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez (2nd R) applauds as the Cuban flag is raised in front of the country's embassy for the first time in 54 years July 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. The embassy was closed in 1961 when U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower severed diplomatic ties with the island nation after Fidel Castro took power in a Communist revolution.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Era In Ties Begins As Cuba Raises Flag At Embassy In US

Historic day for international relations. After more than a half-century, the Cuban Embassy reopened in the nation’s capital.

07/20/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - JULY 18: Aron Johannsson #9 celebrates after scoring a first half goal against Cuba during the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal match at M&T Bank Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Dempsey’s 3 Goals Lift US Over Cuba 6-0, Into Gold Cup Semis

Clint Dempsey scored on a fourth-minute header, added a pair of second-half goals for his first international hat trick, and the United States routed Cuba 6-0 on Saturday to reach its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal.

07/18/2015

FOXBORO, MA - JULY 10:  Omar Gonzalez of United States and Jean Eudes Maurice of Haiti battle for the ball during the CONCACAF Gold Cup match between USA and Haiti at Gillette Stadium on July 10, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Dempsey, Johannsson Start Up Top For US Against Cuba

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made three changes to his starting lineup for the Gold Cup quarterfinal against Cuba, starting Omar Gonzalez for suspended defender John Brooks, and Clint Dempsey and Aron Johannsson in place of Chris Wondolowski and Alfredo Morales

07/18/2015

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Carnival May Soon Begin Cruises To Cuba

A surprising new travel option, as the United States and Cuba thaw relations. Americans could soon take a cruise to Cuba. Carnival Cruise Lines has just secured U.S. approval.

07/07/2015

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Cardin, U.S. Senate Delegation To Cuba Ahead Of Embassies

A bipartisan delegation of U.S. senators is in Cuba to meet with top government officials and others to discuss the ongoing rapprochement between the two countries.

06/26/2015

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BWI To Offer First-Ever Charter Service To Cuba

Planning a trip? You will soon be able to travel from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Cuba. It’s been off-limits for decades.

05/07/2015

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Alan Gross, Senators Mikulski, Cardin Nosh Corned Beef At Attman’s

Freedom after five years in prison. Where do you go for lunch? If you’re Alan Gross, you head to Attman’s.

04/17/2015

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Former Baltimore Mayor Travels To Cuba

He traveled to Cuba 16 years ago as the mayor of Baltimore. Now Kurt Schmoke is going back.

04/15/2015

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High Court Rejects Appeal From Subcontractor Freed From Cuba

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a former government subcontractor seeking to sue the U.S. government for negligence over his five-year imprisonment in Cuba.

04/06/2015

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Report: Orioles Interested In Exhibition Game In Cuba

The change in diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba may lead to the Orioles playing an exhibition game on the island.

02/09/2015

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Gitmo Officer: Limits On Female Guards Puts Mission At Risk

The commander of a top-secret Guantanamo prison housing unit testified Wednesday that two court orders barring female guards from jobs requiring physical contact with certain Muslim detainees could jeopardize the safety of his operation by limiting his staffing options.

01/28/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

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