HAVANA/WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced the United States would restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, drawing resistance from lawmakers opposed to reconciling with the communist-run island. Full Article | Video
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Cuban President Raul Castro hails Pope Francis as key in brokering U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations, says embargo should cease to exist. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).