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U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker (in blue jacket), visits the container port at the Special Enterprise Zone in Mariel, Cuba, on Oct. 6. Cuba is creating the zone to encourage trade and foreign investment. Some foreign companies are eager to move in, though the Pritzker said Cuba's commitment to free trade was not year clear. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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With A New Trade Zone, Cuba Reaches Out To Investors

In the port of Mariel, Cuba is creating a huge enterprise zone intended to encourage trade and welcome foreign businesses. Some companies are eager to jump in. The Americans sound a bit skeptical.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks in Rockwell City, Iowa, during a campaign stop on Oct. 12. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Ted Cruz Pitches Himself As The Politician With Outsider Cred

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Fashionably Late Oddisee
Chase Me Hexstatic

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker (in blue jacket), visits the container port at the Special Enterprise Zone in Mariel, Cuba, on Oct. 6. Cuba is creating the zone to encourage trade and foreign investment. Some foreign companies are eager to move in, though the Pritzker said Cuba's commitment to free trade was not year clear. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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With A New Trade Zone, Cuba Reaches Out To Investors

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I Was Born (A Unicorn) The Unicorns
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Can It All Be So Simple El Michels Affair
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Kiron University, geared to refugees and displaced people, offers two years of online study toward a bachelor's degree. Students complete the degree at partner universities. Via Kiron University hide caption

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As Migrants Pour In, Germany Launches Online University For Them

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International Date Line Ducktails
Dirty Money Anibalas

James Donovan (Tom Hanks) is a reluctant but principled insurance lawyer drafted to do a hugely unpopular job: defend a Soviet spy at the height of the Cold War. Jaap Buitendijk/Courtesy of DreamWorks Pictures hide caption

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'Bridge Of Spies': Solid Storytelling And Atmospherics

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