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Terror Attack in Brussels, Obama's historic trip to Cuba and Republicans coalesce around Cruz

March 25, 2016
After attacks in Brussels, the United States renewed its fight against the Islamic State.
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Obama Praises And Challenges Cubans In Speech In Havana

March 23, 2016
Tom Gjelten | NPR
President Obama's speech to the Cuban people, delivered live from the Gran Teatro in Havana, presented both a risk and an opportunity. He did not want to suggest any endorsement of a system that for more than 50 years has been associated with the suppression of democratic freedoms and human rights. On the other hand, with Raul Castro listening intently from his front row seat in the balcony and Cubans across the island watching on their televisions, Obama was in a position to deliver a message no previous U.S. president could have managed, one that could help heal the long break between the countries.
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Obama in Cuba: "Bury the last remnant of the Cold War"

March 22, 2016
President Obama is on the last day of his historic three-day trip to Cuba after restoring diplomatic relations with the island nation for the first time in half a century. "I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas," Obama said. "I have come here to extend the hand of friendship to the Cuban people."
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On first full day in Cuba, Obama meets with Castro and will address the public

March 21, 2016
Juliet Eilperin, Karen DeYoung, Nick Miroff | The Washington Post
President Obama began his first full day in Cuba Monday in the Plaza of the Revolution, where he laid a wreath at the massive statue of 19th century independence hero José Martí before being formally welcomed by Cuban President Raúl Castro and members of the Cuban government.
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