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President Obama meets Cuban President Raul Castro at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City on April 11. The White House says it wants to remove Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Obama with Cuban President Raul Castro during their historic meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City. The Obama administration announced Tuesday it will remove Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., questions Secretary of State John Kerry on Capitol Hill last month. In an interview with NPR, Rubio reiterated his opposition to President Obama's dealings with Iran and Cuba. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Republicans Are Making Foreign Policy The Obamacare Of The 2016 Election

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President Obama, seen shaking hands with Raul Castro at the Summit of the Americas in Panama, engaged in the first substantive face-to-face U.S.-Cuba talks in more than 50 years. Scott Horsley/NPR hide caption

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Cuban President Raul Castro and President Obama shake hands as they meet on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama, on Saturday. It was the first substantive talk between leaders of the two countries in more than five decades. Pool/Scott Horsley hide caption

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President Obama speaks to NPR's Steve Inskeep at the White House on Monday. The president is pressing hard for a full-fledged nuclear agreement with Iran, part of his outreach to states that previous presidents ostracized for decades. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Venezuela Cuts Oil Subsidies To Caribbean Nations

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The hood ornament of a 1955 Chevy Belair. Under new more liberal policies instituted in Cuba the past few years, the owner, Julio Alvarez, started a restoration shop and named the car Nadine. Its baby-pink counterpart is named Lola. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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Nostalgic Cars: Sour Automotive Fruit Of Cuban Embargo Gets New Life

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Carlos Varela, a Cuban protest singer, poses for a picture at the bar of the historic Hotel Nacional in Havana. Eyder Peralta /NPR hide caption

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LISTEN: A Cuban Protest Singer On The State Of U.S.-Cuba Relations

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A view of one of the oldest parts of Havana. The buildings in the city tell a story of inequality. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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A Fraying Promise: Exploring Race And Inequality In Havana

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