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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Karen Tumulty, Anne Gearan
The Washington Post
President Obama’s surprising move toward normalizing relations with Cuba amounts to a big bet that the nation — and, particularly, the crucial swing state of Florida — has turned a political corner from the Cold War era.
Pete Williams, Robert Windrem and Andrea Mitchell
NBC News
U.S. officials have concluded that the North Korean government ordered the hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment — a breach that led to the studio cancelling the planned release of "The Interview". One U.S. official told NBC News that the country "can't let this go unanswered."
Carrie Budoff Brown, Edward-Isaac Dovere
If President Barack Obama’s year ended in November, it would have been one of the worst of his presidency.