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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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Md. Native Alan Gross, Wife To Attend State Of The Union

A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: a seat near first lady Michelle Obama.

01/19/2015

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Md. Native Alan Gross Gets $3.2 Million From U.S.

A former subcontractor freed last week after five years in a Cuban jail will receive $3.2 million from the federal government as part of a settlement with the Maryland-based company that employed him at the time of his arrest.

12/24/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

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Traveling To Cuba: What You Need To Know

Travel to Cuba from America has been expanded upon due to a new presidential policy. Find out how this foreign policy shift will effect future travel.

12/19/2014

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Md. Congressman Talks Effort To Free Alan Gross

Maryland Representative Chris Van Hollen only casually knew Alan Gross before Cubans imprisoned the aide worker, but he became intimately involved in the effort to free Gross.

12/18/2014

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Md. Native Alan Gross Speaks After Release From Cuban Prison

Maryland native Alan Gross has landed at Andrews Air Force base after he was released from a Cuban prison.

12/17/2014

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Marylanders React To Alan Gross’ Release

After five years, Maryland native Alan Gross was released from a Cuban prison Wednesday morning, just in time for the Hanukkah.

12/17/2014

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American Released From Cuba Was ‘Trusting Fool’

Alan Gross has called himself a “trusting fool” for going to Cuba in the first place. Family and friends described him with other words: gregarious and outgoing, with a talent for picking up and playing any musical instrument.

12/17/2014

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Alan Gross’ Wife Addresses His Cuban Imprisonment

It’s been five years since a Maryland man was arrested in Havana, Cuba for expanding Internet access to a small Jewish community. Alex Demetrick reports.

12/03/2014

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