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Diana Nyad Arrives Home To LA After Record-Breaking Cuba-Florida Swim

The inspiring 64-year-old athlete arrived at LAX to fanfare and balloons, as dozens of friends, family members and supporters applauded her extraordinary accomplishment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2013

US swimmer Diana Nyad begins her attempt to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from Havana to Florida at the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO/YAMIL LAGE (credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Swimmer Nyad Credits Success Of Cuba-Florida Swim To Protective Mask Developed In Pasadena

Diana Nyad credits the success of her 100-mile record swim, in part, to a mask that she wore that prevented jellyfish from stinging her in the face.

09/03/2013

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Author Eduardo Santiago Discusses New Book, ‘Midnight Rumba’!

Author Eduardo Santiago stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to tell viewers about his new book, “Midnight Rumba”!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers warms up during batting practice before MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 22, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Suit Alleges Puig Lied About Smuggling Plan

A lawsuit seeking $12 million from Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig says he and his mother lied to Cuban authorities about a plan to smuggle the player out of the country.

07/22/2013

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Jay-Z Drops ‘Open Letter’ To Cuba Critics

For days, Jay-Z and Beyonce have been on the receiving end of some pretty bad press for taking an authorized anniversary vacation in Cuba, but now, Jay is coming back swinging.

04/11/2013

US singer Beyonce (R) and her husband US rap singer Jay-Z (L) watch the men's final match between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Sweden's Robin Soderling in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on June 6, 2010, in Paris.  AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Visiting Cuba For Americans Not The Taboo It Once Was

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s recent trip to Cuba set off a firestorm of protest.

04/10/2013

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Dodgers’ Puig Recovering From Staph Infection

Outfielder Yasiel Puig, who signed a $42 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers this summer, is recovering from a staph infection in the back of his right elbow.

10/09/2012

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Dodgers’ Puig Finally Gets To Playing Baseball

Cuban outfielder Yasiel Puig finally is getting to work with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

07/12/2012

Dodgers Officially Sign Cuban Yasiel Puig

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Cuban outfielder Yasiel Puig (Ya-see-el Pweeg) to a seven-year contract.

06/29/2012

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Mexico Overwhelms Cuba 5-0 Despite Suspensions

Javier Hernandez and Giovani Dos Santos scored two goals apiece and Mexico overcame the distraction of a potential doping scandal to beat Cuba 5-0 on Thursday night andremain unbeaten in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

06/09/2011

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