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The new book Back Channel to Cuba, reveals how U.S. presidents, from Kennedy on, have held secret talks with Havana, even though the public stance was silence toward Cuba.
Warren tells Morning Edition that audio tapes made by an investigator working for the New York Fed reenforce the perception of a disturbingly cozy relationship between regulators and banks.
A lawyer visited a jail in Marysville, Wash., intending to see his client. Guards could not find the inmate. That was their first clue that Rhyan Vasquez had escaped. He'd been gone two days.
With the Royals and Oakland A's tied in the the 9th, the department tweeted: "We really need everyone to not commit crimes and drive safely." The Royals hadn't been in a postseason game since 1985.
On Tuesday, The Washington Times reported that a security contractor with a gun and prior assault convictions was allowed on an elevator with President Obama during a trip to Atlanta.
Just two years after the Obama administration removed federal protections for wolves in the state of Wyoming, a federal judge has reinstated them, saying that the state's plan for managing the species was inadequate and largely unenforceable.