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4:04pm

Fri December 19, 2014
NPR Ed

The Fate Of The Administration's College Ratings

Originally published on Sat December 20, 2014 1:21 am

Rating colleges isn't easy.
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Today, details of the Obama administration's plan known as the Postsecondary Institutional Ratings System, or PIRS, finally saw the light of day. The idea, in this incarnation, was just under three years old.

The president announced its conception during his State of the Union address in 2012.

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3:43pm

Fri December 19, 2014
Europe

New Romanian President Vows To Crack Down On Corruption

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 5:58 pm

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3:43pm

Fri December 19, 2014
Movies

'Mr. Turner' About A Man Trying To Find His Place In The World

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 5:58 pm

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3:43pm

Fri December 19, 2014
Commentary

Week In Politics: Jeb Bush, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Cuba

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 5:58 pm

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5:32pm

Thu December 18, 2014
Economy

Opportunity, Caution Seen For U.S. Banks As Cuba Rules Ease

President Obama announces changes to U.S. policy on Cuba, including relaxing restrictions on U.S. banking in the country, in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.
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Among the changes to U.S. restrictions on Cuba President Obama announced Wednesday was a relaxation of the rules barring U.S. banks from doing business there.

Americans traveling in Cuba will now be able to use their credit cards and ATM cards, but many U.S. banks see the new rules as something of a legal minefield.

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