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Alan Gross says he believes intervention by the Obama administration is his last hope
Alan Gross, who was jailed in Cuba 4 1/2 years ago on charges of smuggling communications equipment into the island on behalf of a USAID program, remains hopeful that President Obama will make his imprisonment an issue with the Cuban government, says his lawyer Scott Gilbert.
John XXIII, fondly remembered as the "Good Pope," ushered in a modern Catholic Church in the 1960s
Cuban who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s was just two days short of his 103rd birthday
Floribeth Mora's doctors say her aneurysm disappeared after image of pope spoke to her, clearing way for late pontiff to be declared saint
Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will be declared saints in historic dual canonization that is expected to draw 3 million people
Life in a Russian military academy
Police say tattooed tourist was arrested at airport for "hurting others' religious feelings"
Javanese craftsman create human anatomy mannequins for schools, hospitals and laboratories
Sergey Lavrov's comments bolster concern that Moscow could use any violence in eastern Ukraine as pretext for sending in troops