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  1. Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 13WHAM

    The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through faded photos that fill boxes spread across the dining table. And in almost every frame, an American man with a salt-and-pepper mustache and a raven-haired woman -- Chester's parents -- smiling at good fortune that, they could not know, would soon be snatched away.


  2. Woman dies in fire at western New York apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 13WHAM

    The wind chill will remain in the teens below zero for many areas near Rochester through the day, occasionally bottoming out near -20. Areas south of Rochester could see the wind chill drop slightly lower.


  3. 2 Cuban baseball players abandon team in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Two Cuban baseball players in Puerto Rico for the Caribbean Series apparently have abandoned their team. Cuba's team on Wednesday identified the missing players as 19-year-old pitcher Vladimir Gutierrez and 29-year-old shortstop Dainer Moreira.


  4. Venezuelan general appears in NY after 11 months on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | 13WHAM

    A dissident Venezuelan general who has been in hiding for nearly a year emerged Thursday for a public appearance in New York. Retired Brig.


  5. Talks resume between U.S., CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 13WHAM

    The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials. U.S. objectives during Thursday's session include the lifting of restrictions on American diplomats in Cuba and assurances that Cubans will have unfettered access to a future U.S. Embassy in Havana.


  6. Coast Guard steps up patrols off Florida as US, Cuba spar over migration policy in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Homeland Security says additional Coast Guard cutters have been deployed to the Florida Straits to halt Cuban and Haitian migrants from reaching the United States by boat. The announcement came as a U.S. delegation began two days of talks with Cuban officials in Havana.


  7. New York Gov. Cuomo plans trip to Cuba to promote the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Just a month after the U.S. government eased travel restrictions on Cuba, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is planning a trip to the island nation. Cuomo spokeswoman Melissa DeRosa said in an email Saturday that Cuomo plans to lead a trade mission to Cuba to promote New York.


  8. US loosens embargo on CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | 13WHAM

    The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the U.S. embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and investment. The new rules also open up the communist island to greater American travel and allow U.S. citizens to start bringing home small amounts of Cuban cigars after more than a half-century ban.


  9. US: Cuba releases 53 political prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Cuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal between the United States and Cuba, the Obama administration said Monday. The move would clear a major hurdle for the normalization of ties between the two countries after more than five decades of estrangement.


  10. 10 Things to Know for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | 13WHAM

    An unnamed spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry told the country's official media mouthpiece that the sanctions show America's "inveterate repugnancy and hostility toward the DPRK." By the hundreds, widows, widowers, parents, siblings and children are sharing accounts of their grief as part of the largest study ever of America's bereaved military families.


  11. Police: Volunteer firefighter damaged fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | 13WHAM

    State police say a 21-year-old volunteer firefighter is jailed after he caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage to his western New York fire station. Troopers say Damean Kessler of the town of Cuba entered the Clarksville Fire Department in rural Allegany County on Dec. 21 and vandalized the facility and equipment, causing more than $30,000 in damage.


  12. Cubans imprisoned in US appear before parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Three Cubans recently released from prison in the U.S. are getting a warm welcome home from the country's parliament. The freed prisoners received a standing ovation Saturday as they appeared with family members before the National Assembly.


  13. Ap Was There: Us breaks relations with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | 13WHAM

    EDITOR'S NOTE -- When the United States severed its diplomatic relationship with Cuba on Jan. 3, 1961, it kicked off a year in which CIA-funded counterrevolutionaries would try to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs, and after that, the withdrawal or ouster of almost all American and European media from the island, including The Associated Press' American staff. Isaac M. Flores was the first American AP reporter allowed back into Cuba, in 1965.


  14. US agency infiltrated Cuba's underground hip-hop scene to turn youth against the governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 13WHAM

    An Associated Press investigation has found that the U.S. Agency for International Development spent two years secretly infiltrating Cuba's underground hip-hop movement, recruiting unwitting rappers to spark a youth movement against the government. The idea was to use Cuban musicians "to break the information blockade" and build a network of young people seeking "social change."


  15. Bay of Pigs vet, families seek billions from CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Cuban exile Gustavo Villoldo and families of two men allegedly killed by the Cuban government are moving closer to collecting billions of dollars linked to the Cuban government. Recent federal court rulings in New York have opened the door to money in 19 bank accounts that was frozen by the U.S. government.


  16. USS Saratoga arrives in South Texas to be scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | 13WHAM

    The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga has arrived at its final destination in South Texas, where it will be scrapped. The Saratoga on Friday reached the Esco Marine ship recycling plant in Brownsville.


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