Cuba

Flight suit from Cuban crisis goes to Smithsonian

WASHINGTON (AP) – A flight suit worn by an American pilot who flew a reconnaissance mission over Cuba in 1962 that photographed nuclear missile sites under construction by the Soviet Union was donated Tuesday to […]

10/23/2012

Fidel Castro rumor mill continues to churn

HAVANA (AP) – The rumor mill about the health of Fidel Castro is churning again, even after state media published a letter attributed to the aging Cuban revolutionary and relatives at home and abroad denied […]

10/19/2012

US-Cuba culture trips back on as licenses renewed

MIAMI (AP) – Travel companies say they are getting permits once again to take Americans on cultural trips to Cuba after the U.S. government tightened requirements over complaints that the tours were skirting a ban […]

10/08/2012

Today in History, September 26 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: JFK and Nixon participate in TV’s first presidential debate; Cuba ends Mariel boatlift; Composer George Gershwin, poet T.S. Eliot and tennis star Serena Williams born; ‘West Side Story’ hits […]

09/26/2012

Ninth prisoner dies at Guantanamo

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – A prisoner has died at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the U.S. military said Monday, two days after the man was apparently found unconscious in his […]

09/10/2012

Endurance swimmer moves from Cuba toward Fla.

(AP) – Open-water swimmer Diana Nyad is pushing through dark waters early Monday as she tries to complete a record 103-mile (166-kilometer), unassisted swim without the aid of a shark cage. Her team has been […]

08/20/2012

Ashton Eaton wins Olympic decathlon gold for US

(AP) – Ashton Eaton won the Olympic decathlon gold medal by 198 points on Thursday night. Eaton set the decathlon world record at the U.S. trials in June and backed it up with an Olympic […]

08/09/2012

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