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U.S. must walk fine line in relations with Cuba

U.S. must walk fine line in relations with Cuba

The Obama administration’s lead negotiator with Cuba is vowing to maintain U.S. support for democracy and human rights activists there as she pushes to restore embassies between the countries after…

Kerry tries to make U.S. amends in Paris

Kerry tries to make U.S. amends in Paris

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry paid his respects Friday to the victims of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris in a show of American solidarity with the French people.…

In the end, U.S. sanctions usually fail

In the end, U.S. sanctions usually fail

Responding to the cyber attack against Sony, the U.S. government recently issued new sanctions against North Korea. There are few reasons to be optimistic that this newest round of sanctions…

U.S. not really prepared for a nuke attack

U.S. not really prepared for a nuke attack

The federal government isn’t fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or large-scale natural catastrophe, lacking effective coordination, and in some cases is years away from ensuring adequate emergency…

Cubans cheering new relations with America

Cubans cheering new relations with America

Cubans cheered the surprise announcement that their country will restore relations with the United States, hopeful they’ll soon see expanded trade and new economic vibrancy even though the 53-year-old economic…

Civil rights pioneer: racism remains in America

Civil rights pioneer: racism remains in America

Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension. “You…

Ebola-stricken surgeon headed for America

Ebola-stricken surgeon headed for America

A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States…

America will track all traveling from Ebola spots

America will track all traveling from Ebola spots

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease…

Can American hospitals safely treat Ebola?

Can American hospitals safely treat Ebola?

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus,…

How an Ebola patient brought the disease to Texas

How an Ebola patient brought the disease to Texas

His week began thousands of miles away with a frantic bid to save a life. It was Monday, Sept. 15, and Ebola, a terrifying disease, was ravaging West Africa, filling…

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