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US President Barack Obama (R) speaks with Father Juan Rumin Dominguez as he visits the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Miami to pay his respects to the Cuban-American diaspora who worship at the church on May 28, 2015. Obama paid the surprise visit Thursday to a church in Miami popular with Cuban exiles, amid moves by Washington and Havana to normalize ties after five decades of enmity.      (Photo Courtesy: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Visits Shrine Of Key Figure In Cuban Community

President Barack Obama made an unplanned stop while in Miami, to a shrine considered important in the Cuban community.

05/28/2015

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest spoke out May 27, 2015 about a number of issues including the upcoming hurricane season, re-establishing relations with Cuba, immigration reform and Medicaid expansion. (Source: CBS4)

Earnest Talks Cuba, Immigration Reform & Medicaid Expansion

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest spoke out Wednesday about a number of issues including the upcoming hurricane season, re-establishing relations with Cuba, immigration reform and Medicaid expansion.

05/27/2015

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Florida Lawyers To Learn About Cuba’s Legal System

Now that the Obama administration has laid the groundwork for normalizing relations with Cuba, a group of Florida is about to get a first hand lesson on the communist island’s legal and regulatory systems.

05/27/2015

Costumed as a vampire, Emerson Farris paddles his S.S. Stoker, named for "Dracula" author Bram Stoker, during the Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta Sunday, Mary 24, 2015, in Key West, Fla. (Photo by Haig Jacobs/Florida Keys News Bureau)

‘Sailors’ Pilot Plywood-And-Duct-Tape Boats In Wacky Key West Regatta

Imagine a soapbox derby race on water. Can you picture it? That’s basically what went down at a wacky Memorial Day weekend regatta in Key West on Sunday.

05/24/2015

Cuban raft survivor Elian Gonzalez (L) attends the Annual Session of the Parliament in Havana next to Cuban Five spie Ramon Labanino (R), on December 20, 2014 .       (PhotoCourtesy: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Elian Gonzalez Says He Loves Us

Elian Gonzalez, who became the center of an international custody battle that ended with a Miami raid by federal agents and riots, wants to visit the United States and wants the American people to know he loves them.

05/18/2015

Five 16-foot-long Hobie Cat sailboats depart Key West, Fla., Saturday, May 16, 2015, to begin a more than 90-mile race to Havana, Cuba. The Havana Challenge is believed to be the first U.S. government-sanctioned sailing race between Key West and Cuba in more than 50 years. (Bert Budde/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

First Sanctioned Sailing Race To Cuba In 50 Years Begins

A group of American sailboat racers put up their sails in Key West and started sailing down to Cuba in the first U.S. government sanctioned sailing race between the two places after more than 50 years.

05/16/2015

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Cubans Stranded At Sea Aboard Coast Guard Vessel

Thirty-eight Cuban migrants are stranded aboard a U.S. Coast Guard vessel waiting for permission to return to Cuba.

05/15/2015

Olatz Schnabel (Source: CBS4)

Women To Watch: Trend Tracker® With Olatz Schnabel

For this edition of Women To Watch, Trend Tracker® Tara Gilani tracked down multi-talented, multi-faceted Olatz Schnabel.

05/13/2015

A suspicious item found at Miami International Airport is being checked out by police. (Source: CBS4)

MIA All Clear After Bomb Squad Checks Out Suspicious Item

Miami-Dade Police have said they cleared the scene after a suspicious item was found on a jet at Miami International Airport on Monday.

05/11/2015

Pope Francis (R) talks with Cuban President Raul Castro during a private audience at the Vatican on May 10, 2015. Cuban President Raul Castro arrived at the Vatican on Sunday to thank Pope Francis for his role in brokering the rapprochement between Havana and Washington. The first South American pope played a key role in secret negotiations between the United States and Cuba that led to the surprise announcement in December that they would seek to restore diplomatic ties after more than 50 years of tensions.
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Locals React To Raul Castro And Pope Francis Meeting At Vatican

Raul Castro and Pope Francis met at the Vatican Sunday. It’s a meeting that has people talking from Cuba to South Florida.

05/10/2015

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