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Alan Gross, alongside his wife Judy, speaks at a press conference after being released by Cuba on December 17, 2014 in Washington (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

State Of Union Guests Put Faces To Obama Policies

Meet some of the Obamas’ 23 guests for the State of the Union.

January 20, 2015
Pope Francis waves to the crowd during his general audience at St Peter's square on December 17, 2014 at the Vatican (AFP Photo/Alberto Pizzoli)

Pope Francis Helped Pave Bridge Between U.S. And Cuba

How an unlikely outsider helped bring the United States and Cuba together.

December 19, 2014
Pope Francis waves to the crowd during his general audience at St Peter's square on December 17, 2014 at the Vatican (AFP Photo/Alberto Pizzoli)

Pope Congratulates U.S., Cuba On Historic Thaw

Pope Francis is speaking out in favor of the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations.

December 17, 2014
Supporters of imprisioned US citizen Alan Gross, who had been held in a Cuban prison, rally for his release on December 3, 2013

Cuba To Free 53 Political Prisoners: U.S. Official

Alan Gross isn’t the only prisoner to be released by Cuba on Wednesday.

December 17, 2014
Protesters at Versailles Restaurant in Miami decry the exchange of convicted Cuban spies for Alan Gross, who has been held by the Cuban government. (Roberto Koltun/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)

U.S.-Cuba Policy Overhaul Sends Shockwaves Through Miami Exile Community

President Obama’s big announcement on Cuba sparked anger in Florida’s Cuban community.

December 17, 2014
President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC (AFP/Doug Mills)

Obama Announces ‘New Chapter’ In U.S.-Cuba Ties

President Obama announced a historic breakthrough with Cuba on Wednesday.

December 17, 2014
US President Barack Obama speaks in New Jersey on December 15, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers Statement On Cuba

Watch president Obama’s remarks live at The National Memo.

December 17, 2014
Supporters of imprisioned US citizen Alan Gross, who had been held in a Cuban prison, rally for his release on December 3, 2013

U.S., Cuba To Begin Talks On Normalizing Relations, Official Says

U.S.-Cuba relations could be on the verge of a massive shift.

December 17, 2014

Cuba Releases American Alan Gross; Obama To Seek Shift In Relations

Alan Gross is finally coming home.

December 17, 2014

Imprisoned U.S. Contractor Ends Hunger Strike In Cuba

By Juan O. Tamayo, The Miami Herald U.S. government subcontractor Alan P. Gross, jailed in Havana for more than four years, called off a weeklong hunger strike but said there will be “further protests” against his treatment by the Cuban and U.S. governments. “My protest fast is suspended as of today (Friday), although there will […]

April 14, 2014