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It never fails. Whenever I venture onto a college campus — as I did last week at the College of William and Mary in Virginia — I am confronted with various versions of the same question. Photo by Sydney Mahan/William and MaryHow, the...
Cuba’s President Raul Castro listens during the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) summit on Jan. 28, 2015. Castro on Wednesday urged U.S. President Barack Obama to use executive powers to ease a decades-long embargo, and...
Former U.S. Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator from New York Hillary Rodham Clinton appears at a “Women for Cuomo” campaign rally for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in New York City, October 23, 2014. Photo by Mike Segar/...
A Chinese Coast Guard vessel (R) passes near the Chinese oil rig, Haiyang Shi You 981 (L) in the South China Sea, about 210 km (130 miles) from the coast of Vietnam June 13, 2014. Photo by Nguyen Minh/ReutersSEOUL, South Korea — U.S. Defense...
A Cuban man, holding a bottle of rum, smoking a cigar and carrying a cake, heads to a fiesta in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Photo by Jan Sochor via Getty Images Signs that U.S.-Cuba relations are further thawing emerged this spring. The U.S. government...
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