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Censorship still apparent as Cuba forges place in the art world

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As the U.S. and Cuba restore diplomatic ties, artists in Cuba continue to face censorship by a socialist government. Continue reading

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Opening for business could end Internet isolation for Cuba

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After decades of isolation, Cuba could soon expand access to consumer technology and the Internet. Continue reading

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Trans fat no more: FDA gives food industry three years

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered the elimination of all trans fats from the food supply within the next three years, a long-awaited move that is expected to save thousands of lives per year. Continue reading

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Rikers Island announces reforms following death of former inmate

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The reforms were spurred in part by the death of Kalief Browder, a former Rikers inmate who was accused of stealing a backpack at age 16. Continue reading

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Charleston mayor: “We are still a work in progress in America”

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The racially-motivated shooting of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, SC, has spurred discussion and debate about the state of racism in America. Continue reading

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