The Dec. 17, 2014 announcement by President Obama establishing full diplomatic relations with Cuba was a day we thought we might never see.
On its first day of business here the GOP-run House launched what could end up as the most serious attack yet on Social Security.
The nation is about to see the roll-out of a dramatic effort more diverse than any wage campaign in American history.
Good food and politics were in ample supply at the annual New York Better World awards.
Obama's announcement was "a major step forward toward ending the 55-year cold war with Cuba."
Ending the longstanding reality of unpunished police violence against black and brown men was the topic Dec. 17 at a town hall meeting.
"DoD spending on service contracts is closing in on $200 billion annually; already, it is more than double the cost of the Department's entire civilian workforce."
Americans and Cubans woke up on Dec. 17 to the jaw-dropping news that the U.S. is making a monumental shift in its relations with Cuba.
"This issue as I see it - police killings as a symptom of the systematic and historical devaluing of black lives - seemed too big to ignore."
Obama and Raul Castro announced a breathtakingly radical agreement to change the relationship between the two countries.