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Here’s What Happened the Last Time a US President Visited Cuba

When President Obama told ABC News on Wednesday that he has not ruled out visiting Cuba in the future, it opened the doors for the first presidential visit to the island nation since 1928. The last and only American president … Continue reading

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Here’s What Happened the Last Time a US President Visited Cuba

When President Obama told ABC News on Wednesday that he has not ruled out visiting Cuba in the future, it opened the doors for the first presidential visit to the island nation since 1928. The last and only American president … Continue reading

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Secret Service report: White House needs a taller fence and more, better-trained agents

The Secret Service has too few agents, with too little training, assigned to patrolling a White House fence that needs to be at least 4 to 5 feet taller than it is to keep out intruders, according to a punishing … Continue reading

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Secret Service report: White House needs a taller fence and more, better-trained agents

The Secret Service has too few agents, with too little training, assigned to patrolling a White House fence that needs to be at least 4 to 5 feet taller than it is to keep out intruders, according to a punishing … Continue reading

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Louisville lawmakers approve minimum wage hike

By Steve Bittenbender LOUISVILLE, Ky (Reuters) – Louisville, Kentucky officials on Thursday approved an increase to the city’s minimum wage, boosting it from the federal rate of $7.25 to $9 an hour by 2017, becoming the 12th city to approve … Continue reading

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Louisville lawmakers approve minimum wage hike

By Steve Bittenbender LOUISVILLE, Ky (Reuters) – Louisville, Kentucky officials on Thursday approved an increase to the city’s minimum wage, boosting it from the federal rate of $7.25 to $9 an hour by 2017, becoming the 12th city to approve … Continue reading

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White House releases snapshot of plan to rate U.S. colleges

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks. The U.S. … Continue reading

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White House releases snapshot of plan to rate U.S. colleges

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks. The U.S. … Continue reading

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U.S. green groups sue EPA over stormwater regulations

By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what the groups said was failing to comply with a court order requiring the agency to strengthen regulations preventing pollution from storm water … Continue reading

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U.S. green groups sue EPA over stormwater regulations

By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what the groups said was failing to comply with a court order requiring the agency to strengthen regulations preventing pollution from storm water … Continue reading

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