Michael D. Shear

New York Times

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White House correspondent for the New York Times and chief writer for its Caucus blog; former national political reporter for the Washington Post

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Tens of thousands of children face murderous street gangs, extortion and sexual violence in Central America.

Is the US Breaking a Promise to Children at Risk?

Tens of thousands of children face murderous street gangs, extortion and sexual violence in Central America.

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More than 50 years after the US ended diplomatic relations with Cuba,  President Obama made history today  — renewing ties that were ended before he was born.

President Obama Opens a Door to Cuba

More than 50 years after the US ended diplomatic relations with Cuba, President Obama made history today — renewing ties that were ended before he was born.

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Despite widespread predictions that it might take weeks to decide the election,  Mitt Romney conceded  at 1 this morning in Boston. Shortly afterwards,  President Obama spoke .

Will There Be Compromise or Continued Gridlock?

Despite widespread predictions that it might take weeks to decide the election, Mitt Romney conceded at 1 this morning in Boston. Shortly afterwards, President Obama spoke .

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