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Alan Gross and his wife Judy in Cuba prior to his departure on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. (Source:  https://twitter.com/JeffFlake)

Alan Gross Among Special Guests To Attend State Of The Union

Alan Gross, who returned home in December after five years of being jailed in Cuba, will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

01/19/2015

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Democratic Lawmakers Visit Cuba Amid Changes In US Relations

The first group of U.S. political leaders visited Cuba on Saturday to discuss expectations for the normalization of relations between the United States and the island nation.

01/17/2015

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Passengers Bring Cigars, Alcohol Under New Cuba Travel Policy

As Friday marked the start of eased travel restrictions between the United State and Cuba, the biggest difference was seen in the international arrivals area, where passengers carried alcohol and tobacco products brought over from the communist island.

01/16/2015

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

High Court To Hear Gay Marriage Cases In April

Supreme Court justices said they will decide if same-sex couples around the nation will have the right to marry under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

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U.S. Announces New Cuba Trade, Travel Rules

Federal officials announced changes to travel and trade restrictions for Cuba which have been in place for over 50 years.

01/15/2015

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US: Cuba Completes Release Of 53 Political Prisoners

As part of December’s history-making deal between the United States and Cuba, 53 political prisoners were released, the Obama administration said Monday.

01/12/2015

(From 5thL) Left-wing party member Robert Hue, leader of the moderate center-left Radical Party of the Left Jean-Michel Baylet, French Socialist Party (PS) first secretary Jean-Christophe Cambadelis (), unidentified, UMP right-wing party member Jean-Francois Cope, Roger Cukierman, President of the CRIF (Representative Council of France's Jewish Associations), Socialist Party member Elisabeth Guigou, Paris' Mayor Anne Hidalgo, former French employers union MEDEF president Laurence Parisot, Jean-Paul Huchon President of the Ile de France region, UMP right-wing party member Valerie Pecresse, the Mayor of Lille and Socialist Party member Martine Aubry, Hassen Chalghoumi, Imam of the northern Paris suburb of Drancy and president of the French Association of Imams, French writer Marek Halter, UMP right-wing party member Eric Woerth, Joel Mergui, president of the Central Jewish Consistory of France, unidentified, unidentified, Pierre Gattaz, head of the French employers' association (MEDEF) and the Rector of Paris' Great Mosque Dalil Boubakeur and Samuel Sandler father and grandfather of three of the victims of Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah (front) take part in a Unity rally Marche Republicaine in Paris on January 11, 2015 in tribute to the 17 victims of a three-day killing spree by homegrown Islamists. The killings began on January 7 with an assault on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris that saw two brothers massacre 12 people including some of the country's best-known cartoonists, the killing of a policewoman and the storming of a Jewish supermarket on the eastern fringes of the capital which killed 4 local residents.  (Photo credit: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Critics Rip US For Lack Of Presence In Paris March

Millions gathered Sunday for a solidarity march in France’s capital to show support for the French people following last week’s terrorist attack that killed 12 people in Paris.

01/12/2015

The US flag at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on August 6, 2013.  AFP PHOTO/CHANTAL VALERY        (Photo credit should read CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters March In Doral Demanding Guantanamo Shutdown

About 60 people marched through Doral on Sunday as part of a protest to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

01/11/2015

Marco Rubio, United States Senator (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s Marco Rubio Says He Can Win Presidential Election

Sen. Marco Rubio isn’t afraid of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Well, at least that is one way to interpret his comment on Wednesday, when he said he can win the next presidential election.

01/07/2015

Marco Rubio (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Marco Rubio’s New Book Highlights Immigration Debate

Illegal immigration has been a hot button issue and Marco Rubio hasn’t shied away from it. In his new book, the Republican senator said he is sympathetic to Americans who “feel as if we are being taken advantage of” by illegal immigrants.

01/07/2015

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