Raul Castro

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez (second from right) applauds as the Cuban flag is raised in front of the country's embassy in Washington for the first time in 54 years July 20, 2015. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Era Begins As Cuba Raises Flag At Embassy In US

Cuba’s blue, red and white-starred flag was hoisted Monday at the country’s embassy in Washington in a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations.

07/20/2015

President Obama delivers statement on opening of embassy in Cuba. (credit: CBS2)

Obama Announces Agreement With Cuba To Reopen Embassies

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba was shuttered in 1961.

07/01/2015

President Obama discusses U.S. and Cuba policy shift (CBS 2)

Obama: Time To Boost Travel, Commerce With Cuba

President Barack Obama says the U.S. will end its outdated approach to Cuba that has failed to advance U.S. interests.

12/17/2014

The Cuban flag (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban Athletes To Be Allowed To Sign Contracts To Compete In Foreign Leagues

Cuba announced Friday that its athletes will be allowed to sign contracts to compete in foreign leagues, a shift from decades of policy that held professional sports to be anathema to socialist ideals.

09/27/2013