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HAVANA, CUBA - AUGUST 14: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla hold a joint news conference at the Hotel Nacional August 14, 2015 in Havana, Cuba. The first American secretary of state to visit Cuba since 1945, Kerry presided over the flag-raising ceremony at the recently reopened U.S. Embassy, a symbolic act after the the two Cold War enemies reestablished diplomatic relations in July. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry: We Are Taking A New Direction In Cuba

Secretary of State John Kerry, standing alongside Cuba’s foreign minister reiterated the two nations’ commitment to normalizing relations.


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3 Florida ID Theft Suspects Caught In NY; 2 Still Sought

Two men remain at large after fleeing from New York state police who had arrested three of their companions from Florida following a chase on Interstate 81 in central New York., according to authorities.


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Courts Grapple With Dependency Pleas From Undocumented Teens

In a type of case it said has become increasingly common, a South Florida appeals court Wednesday rejected a legal-dependency request for a Guatemalan teen who entered the United States as an undocumented immigrant.


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Floridians Urged To Avoid Leprosy-Infected Armadillos

Cases of leprosy, a long-lasting infection caused by bacteria, are up in Florida—and experts are saying armadillos are to blame.


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South Florida Reacts Day Before Historic Cuban Embassy Opening

Monday marks a major step in the effort to normalize relations with the Cuban government, and South Florida is reacting to the historic change.


The four members of the Paralympic relay team are (from L-R) Nicholas Perry, Ian Soules, Jesse Grewe and Andres Miyares. (Source: Soules Family)

Local Paralympic Swim Team Break U.S. Relay Records

Four members of the Athletes Without Limits National Paralympic swim team broke the standing long course American record for the 400 meter individual medley relay on Saturday in Jupiter, Florida.


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Auto Safety Agency Chief In Miami On Air Bag Tour

National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Mark Rosekind was in Miami Wednesday on a tour dealing with defective air bags.


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Court Rejects Dependency Pleas From Immigrant Teens

In a pair of similar cases, a South Florida appeals court Wednesday turned down dependency requests by teens from El Salvador and Honduras who want to apply for permanent residency in the United States.


Michael Bradley (4) of the United States celebrates a goal with United States teammates during the CONCACAF Gold Cup match between Panama and United States at Sporting Park  in Kansas City, Kansas on July 13, 2015.  (Source: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Klinsmann Shakes Up US Roster For Gold Cup Knockout Rounds

The U.S. Men’s National Team may have won their group in the opening stage of the Gold Cup but that doesn’t mean there isn’t much for the squad to improve on.


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Obama Commutes Sentences Of 11 Convicts in Florida

Five men, serving life sentences for drug crimes in Florida, have had those prison terms cut by President Barack Obama.