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President Obama addresses the changing U.S. relationship with Cuba. (CBS)

President Obama’s Full Video Address On The New U.S. Relationship With Cuba

President Barack Obama says the United States will have a different relationship with the Cuban government going forward. Watch his full statement here.

12/17/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: The five recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors pose for a group photo following a dinner hosted by United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry from left to right top row: actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, singer-songwriter Sting, singer Al Green, from left to right bottom row: ballerina Patricia McBride and comedienne Lily Tomlin at the U.S. Department of State on December 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Kennedy Center Honors Five Extraordinary Artists

Singer Al Green, Actor and Filmmaker Tom Hanks, Ballerina Patricia McBride, Singer-Songwriter Sting and Comedienne Lily Tomlin Are the Honorees for the 37th Anniversary of This Acclaimed Annual Special

12/08/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles at his his daughters Sasha and Malia after he pardoned "Cheese" and his alternate Mac (not shown,) both 20-week old 48-pound Turkeys, during a ceremony at  the White House November 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Congressional Aide Resigns Over Facebook Post Criticizing President Obama’s Daughters

An aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama’s daughters touched off a backlash.

12/01/2014

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California, Washington Hostages Released By North Korea

The U.S. on Saturday announced the release of the two Americans in North Korean custody after a secret trip to the reclusive communist country by President Barack Obama’s national intelligence director.

11/08/2014

An F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet. (Photo by Lee A. Osberry Jr./U.S. Air Force via Getty Images)

U.S., Partner Nations Launch Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets In Syria

The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.

09/22/2014

Liberian Red Cross health workers wearing protective suits carry the body of a  victim of the Ebola virus on September 12, 2014 in a district of Monrovia. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sending 3,000 Military Troops To Help Combat Ebola Epidemic In West Africa

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic.

09/16/2014

Megan Smith of Google speaks during the Digital Life Design women conference (DLDwomen) at Bavarian National Museum on June 30, 2011 in Munich, Germany.

Google Executive Named As America’s Next Chief Technology Officer

A Google executive who leads the company’s top secret research division has been tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer, responsible for the country’s technology policy and initiatives.

09/04/2014

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Feinstein Encouraged By Pres. Obama’s Pledge To ‘Degrade And Destroy’ ISIS

After calling President Barack Obama “too cautious” earlier this week, Senator Dianne Feinstein said she’s encouraged by his pledge to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic militant group that has beheaded two American journalists.

09/04/2014

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37th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced

Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.

09/04/2014

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Mexican Immigrant-Stanford Law Professor Unlikely To Follow Conservative’s Footsteps As Newest State Supreme Court Nominee

California Governor Jerry Brown has nominated a Stanford Law School professor, Mexican immigrant and former advisor to President Obama on Immigration policy to the State Supreme Court.

07/22/2014

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