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    2013 Religious Freedom Report

    Kerry: "Freedom of religion is at the core of who we are as Americans. It’s been at the center of our very identify since the pilgrims fled religious persecution and landed in my home state of Massachusetts."

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    Humanitarian Cease-fire Announcement in Gaza

    Kerry: "I want to re-emphasize: This is a respite. It’s a moment of opportunity, not an end; it’s not a solution. It’s the opportunity to find the solution. And President Obama hopes that all the parties will work diligently to do so".

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    President Obama on Ukraine and Gaza

    President Obama speaks to reporters at the White House about the tragedy in Ukraine and the situation in Gaza.

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    EJ|USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions

    The U.S. uses sanctions to alter the behavior of bad actors and tries to minimize any harm to general populations. Learn how sanctions work. Plus international entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, winning female coaches. 

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