Cuban president Raúl Castro saluted the reopening of diplomatic ties with the U.S. but said Cuba wants to end the embargo now.
U.S. diplomatic relations with Havana will be restored in the biggest thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations in more than 50 years.
Cubans have reason to smile after waiting in line and paying relatively high fees at government-controlled Internet cafes.
The Vatican has been working behind the scenes for months to achieve the US-Cuba rapprochement.
Residents of cities like Moscow and St. Petersburg are ditching their beleaguered currency for Western goods as fast as they can.
Foreigners wanting to go to Syria and Iraq to fight with ISIS are using Balkan states as one of their main transit points.
Gov. Chris Christie's administration paid fees to his wife's investment firm after New Jersey's investment in the firm was terminated.