updated 9:18 AM EST, Thu December 18, 2014
Louis Perez says the U.S. normalizing relations with Cuba is an overdue policy change that will blunt Cuban leaders' ''moral authority" and allow Cubans space to decide own best interests
LZ Granderson says the U.S. can right some wrongs created in the 1950s when it supported a brutal dictatorship in Cuba, paving the way for Fidel Castro to take over
Timothy Stanley says theaters' understandable decision to pull 'The Interview' to protect patrons after hackers' extortionate threat of violence is a lesson about free speech and totalitarianism
Rick McGahey looks at how Congress passed a spending bill that repealed a key rule in the Dodd-Frank law.
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