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Cuban Embassy Opening

The Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C. is reopening 54 years after it closed in 1961. We explore the significance of the reopening and the evolving relationship between Cuba and the U.S.

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Arthur Brooks: "The Conservative Heart"

Arthur Brooks, head of the American Enterprise Institute, says it's time for a new conservative movement. The best-selling author on how Republicans can create a party that fights poverty, promotes equal opportunity and connects with American voters.

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Scott Walker's 'Kohl's Curve,' Explained

The Wisconsin governor loves Kohl's, and he loves low tax rates, so he's mixing the two together into a new concept: the Kohl's curve. But what does it really mean?
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A Deadly Shooting In Tennessee And The Threat Of Domestic Terrorism

As investigators look into the motives and connections of the Kuwaiti-born U.S. citizen who attacked two military centers in Tennessee, we hear the latest on the deadly shooting and the threat of domestic terrorism.

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Sen. John McCain: Trump Owes Vets, Not Him, An Apology

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stirred more controversy by lashing out at McCain, saying he preferred "people who weren't captured."
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Trump Takes A Shot At John McCain, And Republicans Push Back

After Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took a jab at Sen. John McCain's status as a war hero, other Republican candidates have united to punch back at Trump.
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How Should Republicans Deal With Donald Trump?

Donald Trump is rising in the polls and is getting all the attention when he delivers controversial speeches. A look at how the other candidates, and the Republican establishment, are responding.
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Assessing The Fallout From Trump's McCain Comments

On Saturday, Donald Trump sneered at Sen. John McCain's war record in Vietnam and later criticized his record on veterans' issues. Correspondent Don Gonyea tells NPR's Arun Rath how Trump's remarks may affect his candidacy.
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Trump Doubles Down On McCain Criticism, Refusing To Apologize

The GOP presidential candidate has touched a nerve with his remarks about the Arizona senator's war record, prompting the national commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars to call them "despicable."
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Former Cuba Diplomat Feels Joy, Relief As Havana Embassy Reopens

The U.S. will reopen its embassy in Havana Monday. Wayne S. Smith was there when it closed in 1961. He was later in charge of the U.S. Interests Section. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Smith.

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