Obama moves to normalize relations with Cuba as American is released by Havana

By Karen DeYoung, Nick Miroff, December 18, 2014

The United States and Cuba ended more than a half-century of enmity Wednesday, announcing that they would reestablish diplomatic relations and begin dismantling the last pillar of the Cold War.The historic move, following 18 months of secret negotiations and finally made possible by Cuba’s release of detained U.S. aid contractor Alan Gross, fulfilled one of President Obama’s key second-term goals. Read full article >>