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On Wednesday President Obama announced that he was loosening the United States' 50-year embargo against Cuba, and shortly after that announcement, the focus for some people shifted to what a new Cuba-U.S. relationship might mean for Assata Shakur. Shakur, who has become a kind of vigilante folk hero in the black community, was set to serve a life sentence for the killing of a New Jersey state trooper in 1973. After being sentenced in 1977, she escaped prison and has reportedly been living in Cuba.
Late Tuesday, the least productive Congress in history finally finished for the year as the Senate adjourned.
Approximately 1 million people living in the three West African nations most plagued by the Ebola outbreak—Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone—are at risk of going hungry because of major food shortages due to “border closures, quarantines and crop losses,” Al-Jazeera reports.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city would purchase 7,000 body cameras for police officers, reports the Los Angeles Times.