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Arts, Culture & Media

Myth busting Geo Quiz

Archimedes figures in today's Geo Quiz: The early Greek mathematician and inventor was born in a seaport city on the island of Sicily. We're looking for this city, where Archimedes came up with his many inventions and scientific ideas.

Arts, Culture & Media

Obama's Speech Analysis

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rami Khouri, director of the Public Policy Institute at the American University in Beirut, for the perspective on President Obama's speech on the Middle East in places such as Syria, Bahrain and Yemen.

Global Politics

No cigar just yet: Many obstacles remain before complete normalization with Cuba

President Barack Obama’s December 17 announcement that he would begin normalizing relations with Cuba sparked hot debate on both sides of the Florida Strait. It also began a political process that won’t end until a highly fractious Congress can agree on new legislation, not likely to happen any time soon. Among other obstacles is the long-questioned human rights record of the Castro regime. Independent watchdog organization Freedom House says Cuba falls just shy of its “worst of the worst list” for denying its citizens political rights and civil liberties.