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Cuban refugees forge new paths into United States

Most Cuban migrants no longer try to reach Miami on makeshift rafts in the Florida Straits; it's a long trek by land

Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Patriarch sign unity deal

Pope Francis stopped over in Cuba on Friday, en route to a five-day Mexican visit

?U.S., Cuba to sign agreement on commercial flights

There has been no commercial air traffic between the U.S. and Cuba since shortly after the island nation's 1959 revolution

?Italy mourns, demands truth from Egypt in slaying

Giulio Regeni's body was discovered along a road on Cairo's outskirts; Italian news reports said his toenails and fingernails had been ripped off

Pope in Cuba for meeting with Russian Orthodox leader

The pope's jetliner set down at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport, where he's scheduled to have a two-hour meeting with Patriarch Kirill

After deadly prison riot, fear pervasive among inmates

Riot that left dozens dead opens searing questions about gang rule, extortion, human rights violations

U.S., Seoul to take harder line on North Korea

New tough stance comes after Pyongyang's recent nuclear test, rocket launch, South shuttering symbol of cooperation

Pope's visit to Mexico controversial, even before arrival

Francis' planned remarks on tetchy topic draw fire from GOP front-runner as pontiff sets off for 6-day stop in world's 2nd largest Catholic country

A lot riding on Syria ceasefire deal, but little hope

Some 300,000 people could be cut off from all help if temporary truce fails, as Russia helps Syrian regime fight on

GOP lawmakers probe U.S. envoy over Iran's uranium

Republicans worry it's "outrageous" to trust Russia with Iran's stockpile, but administration officials insist there are "no concerns"

?Venezuela says 3 dead from Zika virus complications

More than 5,000 suspected cases of Zika in Venezuela since November, but local health officials say the real number is likely much higher

Kerry: Diplomats agree to Syria cease-fire in a week

Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia and others have agreed to work with Syrian parties to implement a "nationwide cessation of hostilities"

Syrians trapped between Russian bombers and closed Turkish border

CBS News correspondent Holly Williams reports from Syria-Turkey border, where tens of thousands of people are fleeing from civil war

U.S. Olympic Committee tries to ease athletes' Zika fears

A memo to prospective U.S. Olympians said the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil is being closely monitored

Death by meteorite? NASA is skeptical

NASA weighs in on reports that a meteorite may have killed a bus driver in India

?U.S. airstrikes target ISIS in Afghanistan

ISIS has 1,000 to 3,000 fighters in eastern Afghanistan trying to establish a base, U.S. Army says

5 things to know about Pope Francis' trip to Mexico

History's first Latin American pope is headed to Mexico for a ?weeklong tour

Arrest in case of U.S. nanny found dead in Austria

A 24-year-old man from the Gambia is in custody in Switzerland on suspicion of murder, Austrian officials say

N. Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factories

North Korea said it was responding to Seoul's shutdown order by immediately deporting the hundreds of South Koreans who work at the complex

U.S. and Russia at odds, again, on all fronts, in Syria

Coalition spokesman refutes Moscow's claim it was U.S. jets that bombed Syrian school, while Russia wants to wait for a ceasefire

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