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U.S., Cuba make historic shift to end decades of Cold War hostilities

A classic American car from before the 1960 U.S. economic embargo drives by a billboard in Havana, Cuba, showing Cuban spies who were recently released. On Wednesday, President Obama ordered the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years. The announcement was accompanied by an exchange of imprisoned spies and the release of American Alan Gross.

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A classic American car from before the 1960 U.S. economic embargo drives by a billboard in Havana, Cuba, showing Cuban spies who were recently released. On Wednesday, President Obama ordered the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years. The announcement was accompanied by an exchange of imprisoned spies and the release of American Alan Gross.

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