Cuba

 
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Taken by Raúl

By J.C. Derrick
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Cuba | Castro regime steps up persecution of the church in eastern Cuba

Globe Trot: Vatican visit brings Raul Castro back to church

By Mindy Belz
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International | VATICAN: Cuban President Raul Castro was so taken with the pope at a meeting at the Vatican on Sunday, he may “go back to praying and go back to the church,

Building on a legacy

By Nat Belz
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Lifestyle | Cuba’s churches are growing ahead of U.S. normalization

Globe Trot: Kenyan officials demand UN close refugee camp for Somalis

By Mindy Belz
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International | KENYA: Officials are demanding the UN close Dadaab refugee camp, the world’s largest at 350,000 residents, in the wake of the Garissa University College…

Globe Trot: What does Obama really want from a deal with Iran?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: While U.S. President Barack Obama has hinted at his vision of U.S. relations with Iran, his real objective in the wake of a nuclear arms agreement…

Midday Roundup: College mourns basketball player who fought cancer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hoop dreams. A 19-year-old woman who fought through cancer to play college basketball died this morning. Lauren Hill learned she had a terminal brain tumor…

The fifth wave

By J.C. Derrick
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Cuba | Policy changes are prompting an increase in the number of Cubans coming to the United States—and jeopardizing a revival

Globe Trot: Is Russia spying on U.S.-Cuba talks?

By Mindy Belz
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International | CUBA: CNN and Cuban media are reporting the arrival of the U.S. delegation—the first American diplomats on Cuban soil in 30 years—for two days of talks…

Midday Roundup: CDC confirms this year’s flu shot failed

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Minimal protection. This year’s flu shot is only 23 percent effective at preventing the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Midday Roundup: Haiti marks quake anniversary amid political turmoil

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Still shaky. Today marks the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that devastated the southern part of Haiti, the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country. About…

Globe Trot: French unity march masks divisions over terror response

By Mindy Belz
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International | FRANCE: More than 1.5 million people marched in Paris yesterday, including at least four heads of state—President François Hollande of France, Chancellor…

Globe Trot: Castro regime cracks down on Cuban dissidents

By Mindy Belz
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International | HAPPY NEW YEAR. I look forward to your input on how to make Globe Trot better and more useful to you in 2015. At WORLD we begin our 30th volume of the…

 
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