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6:03am

Tue December 23, 2014
Monkey See

Videos Of Ray Rice, Eric Garner Among Biggest Media Moments Of 2014

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 12:08 pm

Protesters in Boston during a December demonstration against the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Mo.
Charles Krupa AP

4:05am

Tue December 23, 2014
Politics

As Head Of Armed Services Committee, McCain Gets A Bigger Bullhorn

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 6:28 am

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4:05am

Mon December 22, 2014
Politics

Treasury Nomination Sparks Fight Among Democrats

Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 6:37 am

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11:18am

Sun December 21, 2014
The Two-Way

GOP Sens. Rubio, Paul Square Off Over Cuba Policy Shift

Originally published on Sun December 21, 2014 1:47 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the son of Cuban immigrants, expresses his disappointment in President Obama's initiative to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba, on Wednesday.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

In what could prove a sneak peek at the 2016 Republican presidential primaries, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a strong critic of President Obama's decision to open relations with Cuba, appears to be stepping up an attack on fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul over his support of the policy shift.

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8:36am

Sun December 21, 2014
Latin America

Ready To Hit The Cuban Beach? Americans Still Have To Wait

Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 11:12 am

A couple walks on the beach in the resort area of Varadero, Cuba. Varadero is home to upscale hotels and resorts that cater to foreign tourists, but there aren't yet enough to handle a potential influx of Americans.
David Gilkey NPR

With President Obama beginning the process of normalizing relations with Cuba this week, many may envision soon soaking up the sun on a warm Cuban beach, sipping a refreshing rum drink.

In reality, that's not likely to happen for quite a while. But just the increased opportunity for travel between the two countries has those with longtime ties to Cuba already thinking about the possibilities it will bring.

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