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U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic ties


President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba would “normalize” their relationship in a major change to U.S. diplomatic policy. Continue reading

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How have gun laws changed since Sandy Hook?


Since Sandy Hook, Connecticut has enacted tougher gun laws while grappling with how to prevent future shootings. Continue reading

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Jerusalem attack escalates violence in region


Two Palestinian men murdered four people at a synagogue in Jerusalem yesterday in the deadliest attack on the city in six years. Continue reading

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Students find ways to engage with politics, despite annoying ads


Hear students’ thoughts on how political ads affect them. Continue reading

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Midterms 2014: resources for students


This year’s midterm elections are here and PBS NewsHour Extra wants to share our best resources with you! Looking for election night coverage? Join the…read more

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