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United States foreign policy is on the cusp of a new era — maybe. It all hinges on whether the American people and the new Iranian leader, Hassan Rouhani, can understand each other. But if Presidents Obama and Rouhani can't even shake hands, there may be no hope for the rest of us.

Plus, the U.S. is struggling with its finances — and not even the postal service can keep up. But what else is new?

And if you're still confused about the Affordable Care Act, don't worry. The latest issue of Cosmopolitan has an excellent explainer for you.

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Reena Flores is an Atlantic Media fellow, working with National Journal's digital team and concentrating on original video production. 

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