Pope's message to Cuba: Be willing to change

SANTIAGO, Cuba - Pope Francis marked the anniversary Monday...willing to change.Francis traveled to Cuba's fourth-largest city, Holguin, and...Santiago for an evening visit to the shrine of Cuba's patron saint, and today he will arrive...
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In year of diplomatic wins, Obama still dogged by Syria

...eager to tout the restoration of U.S. diplomatic ties with Cuba and the completion of a landmark nuclear accord with Iran. He...President Raul Castro.To the president, the openings with Cuba and Iran are not just validation of his own belief in the pursuit...
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Cuba, US improve relations, but sports defections continue

TORONTO - The manager of Cuba's baseball team at the Pan Am Games...about defections to the United States.Cuba has acknowledged that two players defected...changed even as the United States and Cuba open embassies today in the other's...
Grievances persist despite start of new era in US-Cuba ties

...Washington sun Monday as the U.S. and Cuba formally ended more than a half-century...that he would make a reciprocal visit to Cuba to dedicate the U.S. Embassy in Havana...Bay, stop efforts to change or reform Cuba's communist government and pay compensation...
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Dempsey's 3 goals lift US over Cuba 6-0, into Gold Cup semis

...hat trick, and the United States routed Cuba 6-0 on Saturday to reach its eighth straight...for a water break after the third goal.Cuba, which has a history of defections at...for the first time since a 6-1 win over Cuba in 2008.Chandler, who has a sore knee...
Bid to shut Guantanamo roils Pentagon, White House, Congress

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's struggling quest to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is mired in state and federal politics. Frustrated White House and Pentagon officials are blaming each other for the slow...
Nation and World
Pope meets Fidel Castro after warning against ideology

...brought together the leader who shaped Cuba for the last half of the 20th century and the United States. After his Cuba visit, the pope flies to Washington for...Havana's main plaza on his first full day in Cuba. Believers and non-believers alike streamed...
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Pope Francis arrives, faces polarized country

...pope's chartered plane touched down from Cuba. Presidents usually make important visitors...unscripted act, that will move people."In Cuba, Francis basked in the adulation of Cubans...the Cold War-era trade embargo against Cuba.He arrives at a moment of bitter infighting...
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Pope, after historic talk to Congress, visits NYC

...President Barack Obama's administration to open relations with Cuba, done with his urging.Republicans, too, heard something...homelessness.The pope's jam-packed tour began last weekend in Cuba and included a White House ceremony and Washington parade in...
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Yellow-throated Warbler spotted in Glacier Bay

...with summer ranges drifting up into areas of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Winter ranges typically go as far south as Cuba and the Dominican Republic - so its arrival in Bartlett Cove is notable. Though it's more typical to have birds leaving Alaska...


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