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Obama: Benefits Of Keystone Would Be Minimal

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“There is very little impact, nominal impact, on U.S. gas prices, what the average American consumer cares about,” Obama said.

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Boehner Invites Obama To Deliver SOTU Address On Jan. 20

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Obama’s speech will be his first to the new Republican Congress since a scathing midterm election that saw his party ousted from power in the Senate.

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Obama To Hold Last Briefing For 2014

The briefing will likely include the newly announced policy change with Cuba, attacks on Sony, executive actions on immigration, tensions with Russia, and the upcoming change in leadership in Congress.

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How Many Nukes Does The U.S. Have?

Find out the latest on U.S. nuclear disarmament here.

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Secret Service Panel Calls For New Fence, Fresh Blood

The panel says a the new fence should be four or five feet taller.

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Obama Announces Historic Move To Normalize Relations With Cuba

President Barack Obama talks with President Raúl Castro of Cuba from the Oval Office, Dec. 16, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

“Neither the American nor Cuban people are well-served by a rigid policy that’s rooted in the events that took place before most of us were born,” Obama said.

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American Alan Gross Released By Cuban Government

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Gross had been in prison for 5 years on espionage charges, and his release is reportedly the foundation for an improvement in relationships with Cuba.

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White House: Obama Still Waiting On CRomnibus

The legislation passed through the upper chamber Saturday night after previously squeaking by in the House.

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Obama: Pakistan Terrorist Attack ‘Heinous’

President Barack Obama speaks to reporters from the White House Briefing Room, Aug. 28, 2014. Photo by James Cullum

“By targeting students and teachers in this heinous attack, terrorists have once again shown their depravity,” Obama said.

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Obama Signs 2-Day Extension For Senate

The measure gives the Senate time to pass the bill. It is hoped that the Senate will pass the bill before the deadline to keep the government funded for another year.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – December 20-22, 2014

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New E.U. sanctions against Crimea go into effect, Liberia holds elections and President Obama hits the Sunday morning talk show circuit.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 19, 2014

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President Obama disagrees with Sony’s decision to scrap release of “The Interview,” and Ban Ki-moon surveys Ebola-affected West Africa.

Obama: Benefits Of Keystone Would Be Minimal

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“There is very little impact, nominal impact, on U.S. gas prices, what the average American consumer cares about,” Obama said.

Pentagon: Hagel Briefed Friday On Army’s Report On Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for five years as prisoner of a pro-Taliban group, was released in a prisoner exchange with five Taliban commanders previously held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in May.

Obama: Sony ‘Made A Mistake’ In Pulling Controversial Film

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“We cannot have a society in which some dictator some place can impose censorship here in the United States,” Obama said.

Interview: The Holiday Season And Donating To The Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project CEO Steve Nardizzi is interviewed by TRNS.