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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
One group that appears to be licking its chops over the newly-thawed relations between the United States and Cuba is U.S. agribusiness. Though the change does not end the embargo, the White House states that it does "[a]uthorize expanded sales and exports of certain goods and services from the U.S. to Cuba." Reuters explains : "U.S. law exempted...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday announced the first...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
U.S. Congressman Tom Price speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc)
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Friday slammed the GOP for jockeying to...

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Stephen Colbert ended his dazzling nine-year run by gleefully killing death and leading a massive sing-along with former guests from Willie Nelson to Gloria Steinem. Colbert's withering smarts, righteous anger and basic humanity helped get us through the Bush years - still, alas, so with us. Colbert highlights include his blistering takedown of Bush at the White House press dinner as a stunned W sat a few feet away. Colbert's truthiness will be missed.