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FX's 'The Bridge' Finds Authenticity In Spanish-Language Scenes

"We're giving those 33 million Hispanics in the U.S. ... a point where they can actually identify themselves," says Demian Bichir, a star of the cross-border crime drama.

Secret Talks And Back Channels Pervaded U.S. Relationship With Cuba

The new book Back Channel to Cuba reveals how U.S. presidents, from Kennedy on, have held secret talks with Havana, even though the public stance was silence toward Cuba.

Sen. Warren: We Need Regulators Who 'Work For The American People'

Elizabeth Warren tells NPR that newly released recordings of conversations by Federal Reserve officials show that the same kind of cozy relationships that led to the 2008 meltdown have continued.

First U.S. Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In Dallas

A man who flew to the U.S. from Liberia has tested positive for Ebola. He was not sick on the plane, but developed symptoms later. He is currently in isolation at a hospital in Dallas.

How One Chauffeur Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian Politician

Antonio Cavalcante helped get a candidate for governor barred after showing that the politician had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator.

Baseball's AL Wild-Card Game Was Indeed Wild

The Royals move on to the American League Division Series after beating the Athletics 9-8 on Tuesday night. It was the Royals first appearance in a postseason game in 29 years.

Contractor With Criminal History And Gun Was Allowed On Elevator With Obama

The security lapse happened when President Obama visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The incident continues to raise questions about the Secret Service's efficacy.

Mexico Pays To Help Its Citizens Avoid Deportation From The U.S.

Applying to the program for immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children provides a work permit and prevents deportation, but costs $465. Mexico is helping some of its citizens with that cost.

FCC Votes To Eliminate Sports Blackout Rules

Unfortunately for sports fans, the rules aren't expected to change much, as the NFL could still negotiate blackout rules through contracts with broadcasters. It does, however, end FCC protection.

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