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April 16: Nightly News Saturday broadcast

  Storms rip through the South; North Carolina hit with severe weather; Safe skies despite scary headlines; 2012 race to the White House kicks off; British celebs fight back against the press; Cuba marks 50 years since Bay of Pigs; Making a Difference: Music producer rocks on despite Parkinson's

'61 Bay of Pigs victory inspires Cubans

Cubans who fought invading exiles 50 years ago at the Bay of Pigs say their victory still inspires deep pride among many on the island. Full story

50 years later, Cuba still celebrates

  Fifty years after the failed invasion at the Bay of Pigs, Cubans celebrate their victory over the U.S.-backed exiles. NBC's Mark Potter has the story.

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  Cubans mark Bay of Pigs anniversary with parade

In what many Cubans are calling the biggest show of military might in decades, a large parade in Havana is marking the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs. NBC's Mark Potter reports from Cuba.

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Cuban children march next to a replica of the Granma during a military parade to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs in Havana, Cuba, Saturday April 16, 2011. The parade marks the anniversary of the failed 1961 invasion by U.S.-backed Cuban exiles.

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Cuban soldiers march along the Plaza de la Revolucion, or Revolution Square, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs failed invasion in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, April 16, 2011. Cuba kicked off a crucial Communist Party congress Saturday with the parade to mark 50 years since the defe

A worker arranges chairs for upcoming parade
A worker arranges chairs for upcoming parade

A worker arranges chairs for an upcoming parade to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs failed invasion at Revolution Square or Plaza de la Revolucion in Havana, Cuba, Friday April 15, 2011. The parade, that marks the anniversary of the failed 1961 invasion by U.S.-backed Cuban exiles