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  • Time to consider repeal of Cuba Adjustment Act

    President Obama's bid to establish diplomatic relations with Cuba won't quite match — except in South Florida, of course — the geopolitical earthquake set in motion by Richard Nixon's dramatic opening to Communist China in 1972, but it...
  • What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress

    What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress
    If you're looking for what to expect next year, look no further than the seeds planted in 2014. It was a year when the country talked more about race and power than it did the year it elected its first black president; when police became a bigger...
  • Allen C. Minor: Congress can save the Affordable Care Act

    Allen C. Minor: Congress can save the Affordable Care Act
    What does the future hold for the controversial Affordable Care Act now that the Republican Party will control Congress? Prior to it becoming law, 50 million people in the United States did not have health insurance, and health care costs were...
  • Russian leaders seek to revisit history as tension with U.S. grows

    A leading Russian elected official on Thursday called for an investigation of the United States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a "crime against humanity." The effort to reconsider history by Sergei Naryshkin, the...
  • A one-man revolution

    Until now there were two types of peaceful American change. One was a president, like Franklin D. Roosevelt or Ronald Reagan, working with Congress to alter American life from the top down by passing a new agenda. The other was popular reform pressure, as...
  • A Merry Christmas economy

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama in Hawaii and Americans elsewhere found an unexpected present under their Christmas trees this week in a surprisingly growing economy, lifting some of the gloom otherwise hovering over the national outlook. The gross...
  • Q&A: JPL's Charles Elachi maps out the scientific frontier

    Q&A: JPL's Charles Elachi maps out the scientific frontier
    Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge spent a busy year in 2014 launching new missions and receiving data that will forever change the way we think about the planets in our solar system and the universe beyond. At the...
  • Baseball may be Cuba's big winner

    Baseball may be Cuba's big winner
    President Barack Obama's announcement that the U.S. would step toward normalizing relations with Cuba is pretty much a win for everyone involved — including baseball fans. For decades now, Cuban baseball players have been forced to risk their...
  • U.S. Postal Service eyes e-commerce to offset declining mail

    U.S. Postal Service eyes e-commerce to offset declining mail
    Facing a slump in the mail it had been delivering since the days of America's Revolutionary War, in 2012 the U.S. Postal Service began aggressively targeting e-commerce and lapsed customers as the way to salvage its declining business. "Really it started...
  • End the embargo

    End the embargo
    I strongly agree with your conclusion that change in U.S. policy toward Cuba was long overdue ("Turning a page on Cuba," Dec. 17). The U.S. effort to support democracy and freedom by damaging Cuba's economy has succeeded only in damaging Cuba's economy....
  • A well-earned name: Nothing is simple in world of 'dark-money' politics

    WASHINGTON Paul G. Ryan asked the Arizona Secretary of State's Office what seemed like a simple question: Is a state nonprofit that spends money to influence elections actually a political committee? Almost six months later, it's clear that the...