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Josefina Vidal, director general of the U.S. division at Cuba's Foreign Ministry, smiles at the start of the Cuba talks at the State Department in Washington, on Friday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Fernandina's Flicker (Colaptes fernandinae), a woodpecker found only in Cuba. Pete Oxford/Minden Pictures/Corbis hide caption

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U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

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Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta Jacobson, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, in February. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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U.S. Diplomat Says Change In Immigration Policy For Cubans Is Not On The Table

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Poet Richard Blanco says that appearing at President Obama's second inauguration made him feel as if, for the first time, he "had a place at the American table." Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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As U.S. Reengages With Cuba, Art Museums Make a Trade

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Cuban migrants in the waters south of Key West, Fla., on Jan. 1, before being repatriated. The number of Cubans trying to reach the U.S. illegally by sea has surged since the Obama administration announced plans to normalize relations with Cuba. AP/U.S. Coast Guard hide caption

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As Rumors Spread, More Cubans Try To Reach The U.S. By Sea

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Journalists wait for Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera at Revolution square in Havana, on Wednesday. Adalberto Roque /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cuban Authorities Detain Artist, Dissidents, Thwarting Performance

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