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U.S. to end Cold War-era standoff with Cuba
Karen DeYoung and Brian Murphy
U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed on humanitarian grounds. An unnamed intelligence asset held for 20 years was exchanged for three Cuban nationals convicted of spying in the U.S. in 2001.
Pope Francis made a “personal plea” to Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro.
Sean Sullivan and Ed O'Keefe
Others hailed Obama’s move to end the divide.
Gross speaks to the media following his release. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
Jenna Portnoy and Laura Vozzella
His budget would boost the job fund, increase day-care regulation and shore up teacher pensions.
Jonathan O'Connell and Mike DeBonis
The deal for the 20,000-seat site on Buzzard Point will cost the city $150 million plus $43 million in lost taxes
SPORTS BOG | Fan angst spreads — there’s a “team funeral” and anti-Dan Snyder holiday decorations.
A selection from Montaditos. (Deb Lindsey for The Post)
GOING OUT GUIDE | Spanish chain Montaditos has 100 offerings. These are the 10 best and the 10 worst.
Gasoline hasn't been this cheap since 2009. But why now, and how long will prices stay low?
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DR. GRIDLOCK | In a pilot program set for 2015, the cost of street parking will vary to reduce crowding.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Post’s critic weighs in on your questions, rants and raves about D.C. dining.
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Soraya Nadia McDonald
In the face of threats of violence, the studio is left with few good options as it prepared to roll out the film.
Lawmakers say the gains made by gays are infringing on rights of those who oppose same-sex marriage.
THE FIX | “The Daily Show” host shook his head at all the things that became law without much notice.
LIFTOFF & LETDOWN
PART 4 | As salaries rose on Wall St., it was irrrational for the best and brightest to pass on a job in finance.
A new poll shows Latinos overwhelmingly disagree with him.
Rubin: Cruz’s self-delusion
Al Kamen and Paul Kane
THE LOOP | The change in Senate rules reduced the ability of the GOP to filibuster most of his nominees.
Joyce Woodhouse became an Internet sensation after she called and surprised her TV-pundit sons.
Highlights from Obama's announcement on Cuba
American Alan Gross freed from Cuba
Castro: U.S., Cuba to 'reestablish diplomatic relations'
Rubio vows to block efforts to normalize Cuba relations
Funerals, protests follow Pakistan school attack
Craig Wayne Boyd crowned ‘The Voice’ winner
Emerging markets feel Russia’s pain
Plane makes emergency landing in Japan
Flu closes schools in Ohio
Views of devastation in Pakistani school
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FACT CHECKER | The oft-cited statistic on sexual assault cannot be applied to all college campuses, an arm of the Justice Department says.
Prosecutors have more advantages than you’d believe.
COLUMN | Investigators said Va. Del. Joseph D. Morrissey was having sex with a 17-year-old girl.
DC SPORTS BOG | Redskins coach says quarterback has to pop up off the ground more quickly.
Benny L. Kass
Rule is meant to protect board members from being sued because a homeowner is upset.
Going Out Guide
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | Leaving Congress doesn’t mean leaving all the perks behind.
The actor acknowledged “inappropriate” contact with three victims, People Magazine says.
The pair has also backed out of ‘Watch What Happens Live’ and ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers.’
Washington theater professionals worry about not having a national advocate.
Shoppers nabbed a record number of big-screen TVs during Black Friday sales, but purchases of small-screen TVs took a nose dive. Here’s why.
WONKBLOG | Despite its big rate hikes, Russia’s currency crisis is only going to get worse as long as oil prices stay low.
Mr. Hottelet was a CBS reporter mentored by Edward R. Murrow during World War II.
Spanish American chef will open restaurant in Trump’s luxury hotel in the Old Post Office.
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