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Dec 17, 2014, 10:27am EST
  • April 19, 2017

    Americans can now legally travel to Cuba. Here's how.

    Americans can now legally travel to Cuba. Here's how.

  • March 22, 2016

    Here’s Barack Obama doing the wave with Raúl Castro in Havana

    A cute little moment from the big-deal Cuba visit.

  • March 21, 2016

    Obama’s historic trip to Cuba: a brief guide to what it means and why it matters

    In about 1,000 words.

  • March 21, 2016

    Cuba has a possible lung cancer vaccine that America can now test

    Medical innovation may be the most surprising benefit of the thawing of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

  • March 21, 2016

    President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, in 5 incredible photos

    He's the first president to visit the island since 1928.

  • March 21, 2016

    Airbnb and American hotels aren’t wasting any time opening up in Cuba

    Your hipster trip to Cuba is already ruined.

  • March 21, 2016

    9 questions about Cuba you were too embarrassed to ask

    How did things get so bad between the US and Cuba in the first place?

  • February 18, 2016

    Barack Obama will be the first sitting president to visit Cuba in 88 years

    Next month Obama will make his historic trip.

  • February 16, 2016

    Travel to Cuba is about to get much, much cheaper

    Want to spend your next vacation in Cuba? Start planning for the fall.

  • December 30, 2015

    Traveling to Cuba is easier than ever. Will that change if a Republican becomes president?

    Americans are flocking to the once off-limits island in droves.

  • October 26, 2015

    Why Cuban cab drivers earn more than doctors

    In Cuba, cab drivers are the 1 percent.

  • July 7, 2015

    Why Carnival can't call its new US-Cuba travel a "cruise"

    It's not a booze cruise, it's a voyage with booze.

  • January 20, 2015

    Alan Gross spent 5 years in a Cuban cell. Tonight, he'll be at the State of the Union.

    Gross's detention is the story behind Obama's big Cuba deal. Here's what you need to know.

  • December 19, 2014

    Rand Paul is hammering Marco Rubio over Cuba on Twitter. Welcome to the 2016 primary.

    "Senator @marcorubio is acting like an isolationist who wants to retreat to our borders and perhaps build a moat."

  • December 18, 2014

    Why the Cuba embargo needs to end, explained in 3 minutes

    The US has started normalizing diplomacy with Cuba, but it will take an act of congress to end the embargo. Here are seven reasons why it should.

  • December 17, 2014

    This powerful quote captures what life is like for Cubans under embargo

    Cuban writer Yoani Sánchez put it perfectly in a 2008 interview.

  • December 17, 2014

    7 reasons to end the Cuba embargo

    These seven facts show why the Cuba embargo is a totally failed policy.

  • December 17, 2014

    How Florida's demographics made the US-Cuba deal possible

    The old "Cuban vote" doesn't mean what it used to

  • December 17, 2014

    How domestic politics drove America's Cuba embargo — and might soon end it

    The tumultuous Clinton-era politics of Cuba.

  • December 17, 2014

    Obama can limit the Cuba embargo on his own. But he needs Congress to end it

    Here’s what it would take to really end the Cuban embargo

  • December 17, 2014

    Before you plan that trip to Cuba: will the US government let you go?

    A handy checklist

  • December 17, 2014

    Are Cuban cigars really better? What the experts say.

    Cigar Aficionado consistently rated Cuban cigars higher in blind taste tests.

  • December 17, 2014

    Cuba's human rights record is terrible, no matter what you think of the embargo

    The embargo is a disastrous failure, but human rights in Cuba are genuinely awful.

  • December 17, 2014

    The most important sentence in Obama's Cuba speech

    Obama wants to make his Cuba deal much bigger than it is.

  • December 17, 2014

    The two secret heroes of the US-Cuba deal: Pope Francis and Canada

    How they quietly but crucially made normalization possible, over 18 long months.