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Travel To Cuba Gets Easier Starting…

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For weeks, we've been hearing about how President Obama and Fidel Castro's brother President Raúl Castro made a deal that relaxed the laws about travel between America and Cuba.

Well, people can begin traveling there as soon as today! Friday the 16th!

According to Obama's new rules, if airlines begin regular service to the country, people may only need to check a box when buying tickets online, and off they go on vacation!

[ Related: U.S. To Reinstate Diplomatic Relations With Cuba! Plus, The Release Of Political Prisoners On BOTH Ends!

There are still stipulations though. Every trip must have a purpose, whether it's for educational, religious, cultural, journalistic, humanitarian or family purposes, among other permitted reasons. Also, as of now, people still need to travel in groups.

Travel isn't the only thing that got easier either. It's now easier to send money to Cuba, as well as spend it. People can use credit cards there and even bring back up to $100 in Cuban cigars.

United Airlines and American Airlines are among the companies trying to secure regular service to and from Cuba. While people need to still have a legitimate reason for being in the country, booking air travel will be much more relaxed.

However, some people are worried that Cuba's infrastructure can't hold up to what could be a huge influx of tourism.

We'll all just have to wait and see

[Image via AP Images.]

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Prince William & President Obama Get Chatty In The Oval Office While Kate Middleton Gets Charitable In NYC!

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What a meeting of the minds!

On Monday, Prince William and Barack Obama sat down in the Oval Office to discuss a bunch of important issues, like wildlife trafficking.

Luckily for the Prez, the Prince was able to schedule in a chat before he jetted back to New York to give a talk at World Bank.

Will was probably happy to return to the Big Apple to see his pregnant wife, Kate Middleton, who spent the day at a child development center in Harlem.

[ Related: Prince William Set To Visit President Obama Next Week! ]

Wow, the royals have already done so much good in just two days!

By the looks of it, Prince William and the President had a lovely chat! We're glad the two were able to get political together!

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G.O.P. Aide Who Told Obama Daughters To 'Show A Little Class' Resigns!

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Be careful what you post on Facebook! Elizabeth Lauten learned that the hard way over the holidays.

Lauten, the communications director for Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn), came under fire when she criticized Sasha and Malia Obama's demeanor at President Obama's annual turkey pardon on social media.

Her (now deleted) Facebook post read:

"Dear Sasha and Malia, I get you're both in those awful teen years, but you're a part of the First Family, try showing a little class. At least respect the part you play. Then again your mother and father don't respect their positions very much, or the nation for that matter, so I'm guessing you're coming up a little short in the 'good role model' department. Nevertheless, stretch yourself. Rise to the occasion. Act like being in the White House matters to you. Dress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar. And certainly don't make faces during televised public events."

After receiving backlash from commenters across the political spectrum, the G.O.P. aide issued an apology statement.

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Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, & Tom Brokaw Honored With The Presidential Medal Of Freedom! High Praise Details HERE!

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Wow, what amazing recognition!

On Tuesday, President Obama announced his plans to honor Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder and news anchor Tom Brokaw with the Presidential Medal of Freedom!

The award, which is the highest honor bestowed to U.S. civilians, recognizes contributions to U.S. security, world peace and cultural achievement.

Well, we definitely think Meryl, Stevie, and Tom have gifted our country with some fantastic contributions!

[ Video: How Does President Obama Get Over The Loss Of Congress?! ]

Obama elaborated:

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How Does President Obama Get Over The Loss Of Congress? By Singing Taylor Swift, Obvi! Watch Barack Shake It Off HERE!

The midterm elections did not go well for President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party.

Luckily, Taylor Swift has created an anthem for everyone who has to deal with haters - and with a little help from Jimmy Fallon, even the POTUS can Shake It Off!

[ Video: Watch Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan's Star-Studded Shake It Off! ]

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the amazing video!

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President Obama Salutes Marines With His Coffee… But Is That Disrespectful? Check The Video HERE And See For Yourself!

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This nation's military service members should always be treated with nothing but respect.

Anyone willing to put their life on the line for the American way deserves at least that.

So did President Obama, the commander-in-chief, disrespect two U.S. Marines when he exited his Marine One chopper??

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President Obama Gives A Statement About Ray Rice's 'Contemptible & Unacceptable' Violence Against His Wife!

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The POTUS has spoken!!!

When the video of Ray Rice, who was cut from the Baltimore Ravens, pummeling his then-fiancé Janay Rice was released yesterday, the world was on fire over it!

In fact, it incensed the highest power in the land, President Obama!

He didn't want to waste time with a press conference — because he's running a country! — but he did have Press Secretary Josh Earnest release this statement:

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