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It's All Politics
5:54 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Jeb Bush's Wealth Skyrocketed After Leaving Governor's Office

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush waits backstage as he is introduced before speaking at the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax returns on Tuesday, showing that his personal wealth has skyrocketed since he left the Florida governor's office in 2007.

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The Salt
5:50 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Peru's Pitmasters Bury Their Meat In The Earth, Inca-Style

People throw potatoes into a pachamanca during the gastronomic fair Mistura in Lima in 2011.
Ernesto Benavides AFP/Getty Images

What's the epitome of summer for a lot of Americans? It's communing around a grill, with friends and family, waiting for a slab of meat to cook to juicy perfection.

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The Two-Way
5:29 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

U.S. And Cuba Will Formally Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations

A White House Administration official confirms that the United States and Cuba have come to an agreement to formally re-establish diplomatic relations, and open embassies in Havana and Washington.

The Obama administration will announce the agreement on Wednesday.

As NPR's Krishnadev Calamur reported earlier last year, the U.S. imposed sanctions and then broke off diplomatic relations with Fidel Castro's communist regime in the early 1960s.

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Latin America
4:45 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Puerto Rico's Governor Seeks To Delay Debt Payments

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 5:55 pm

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The Salt
4:42 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Communities Get A Lift As Local Food Sales Surge To $11 Billion A Year

Tomatoes at Union South Farmers Market in Madison Wisconsin.
Patrick Kuhl Flickr

There's a renaissance in local and regional food, and it's not just farmers markets in urban areas that are driving it.

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