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John Kerry: 'We Were So Eager' To Reopen Diplomatic Ties With Cuba

In this interview excerpt, NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with the secretary of state about why opening relations with Cuba was important. The full interview will run Tuesday on Morning Edition.
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Jeb Bush Promises To 'Challenge The Whole Culture' Of Washington

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called for limiting new government hires and extending the ban on former members of Congress from lobbying their colleagues in a speech at Florida State University on Monday. He also said members of Congress who miss votes should have their pay docked.
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British Prime Minister Announces Program To Defeat Islamist Extremism

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Peter Neumann of Kings College London about United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron's remarks on defeating Islamist extremism.
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Greeks Still Face Transaction Limits After Banks Reopen

In Greece, banks reopened Monday for the first time in three weeks, allowing customers to make deposits. But people still face severe withdrawal limits in an effort to keep money inside the country.
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Donald Trump's Remarks On John McCain Question Meaning Of 'War Hero'

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with David Greenberg, a professor of history at Rutgers University and a writer for Politico, about how Donald Trump took issue with calling John McCain a "war hero."
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Nigerian President Begins Mission To Wipe Out Corruption

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is on his first U.S. visit since taking office in May. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with conflict resolution analyst Aminu Gamawa about what this means for Nigerians.
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Diplomatic Relations Restored As U.S. Embassy Reopens In Havana

Cubans came to the U.S. Interests Section in Havana on Monday to witness the moment it transformed to an embassy, in a move that restored full diplomatic ties between the two countries.
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Cuban Embassy Reopens In Washington, D.C., After More Than 50 Years

The Cuban Interests Section in Washington, D.C., became a full-fledged embassy on Monday, marking a major turning point in diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S.
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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Makes First U.S. Visit

President Obama met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House Monday. The two leaders discussed security, Nigeria's economy and battling corruption in its government.
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Ash Carter Visits Israel To Ease Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Deal

With U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visiting their country, Israelis are grappling with how to respond to the nuclear deal with Iran. And it's not all about opposing the agreement.

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