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U.S. And Cuba Will Formally Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations

The Obama administration is expected to announce the decision to open embassies in the countries' capitals on Wednesday.
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Puerto Rico's Governor Seeks To Delay Debt Payments

Puerto Rico's governor said Monday night that the commonwealth can't pay its bills. He also said that big changes are needed to get the economy growing, so it can pay down its debt in the future.
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Ebola Returns To Liberia With A Mysterious Case Near Monrovia

A teenage boy tested positive for Ebola in a town outside the capital city. It's unknown where he caught the virus, and health officials are concerned the case could spark another outbreak.
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Greece's Economic Crisis Presents Major Challenge To The Euro

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Kathleen R. McNamara, director of the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown University about what the Greek referendum means to Greece and Europe.
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Iran Nuclear Negotiators Extend Deadline To Reach Final Agreement

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Robert Einhorn, senior fellow at Brookings Institution, and former member of President Obama's Iran negotiating team, for the latest on the Iran nuclear talks deadline.
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High Tea, Afternoon Tea, Elevenses: English Tea Times For Dummies

It's easy to get overwhelmed by the English and their social tea traditions. What time does each of them take place, anyway? But don't fret. The Salt is here to offer guidance.
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Greek Government Offers Last-Minute Plan To Avoid Default

On the day it is due to miss a crucial payment to the International Monetary Fund, Greece made a last minute appeal to the European Union to restart talks about how to deal with the country's debts.
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Export-Import Bank Set To Expire At Midnight After Congress Fails To Act

The bank, which helps finance trade deals for U.S. companies, needed reapproval by June 30. Now it is living on borrowed time, after an anti-crony capitalism campaign driven by conservative groups.
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How Default Could Push Greece Out Of The Eurozone

After missing a loan payment, Greece is one step closer to the possibility of quitting the euro, analysts say. And, they say, the crisis poses a danger to the eurozone itself.
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Brazilian President Mends Ties With President Obama On White House Visit

President Obama sought to downplay any major impact the Greek debt crisis could have on the U.S. economy. He spoke at a news conference with the president of Brazil and also addressed the ongoing talks on Iran's nuclear program and his administration's recent wins on the domestic policy front.

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