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We hear reaction from Miami's Cuban-American community on announced changes to U.S. policy toward the island.
Audie Cornish talks with LA Times Hollywood Editor Joe Bel Bruno about the latest surrounding hacker threats to Sony and theaters showing the film, The Interview.
Melissa Block talks to Zaffar Abbas, editor of the Dawn newspaper, about calling on the Pakistani government to take a tough unified strategy against Islamic extremism and terror groups.
Melissa Block talks to Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen of Maryland about the release of Alan Gross. Van Hollen is one of the lawmakers who flew to Cuba to bring Gross back to the U.S.
After a two-day meeting, Federal Reserve policymakers say they will be "patient" before starting to raise interest rates from historically low levels.
A customer picks up a block of butter at a food store in Tokyo on Nov. 10th....
For the Japanese, Christmastime means sponge cake. But a nationwide butter shortage has lead to mandatory butter rationing, forcing cake bakers to seek out substitutes.