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Otters on a water slide

Otters on a water slide

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River otters were hitting the water slides to beat the summer heat on Wednesday at Ichikawa City’s Zoological and Botanical Garden in Japan.

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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

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The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.

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Restaurant drinkers will soon know how many calories are in their margarita or craft beer.

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113th Congress ends with more fights than feats

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Congress has limped out of Washington, capping two years of legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the big sports stories making news today, Wednesday, Dec. 17. GRIZZLIES HALT WARRIORS’ WIN STREAK The Golden…