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  1. More U.S. Diplomats Evacuated After Possible ‘Sonic Attack’ in ChinaAmericans in Guangzhou have fallen ill with mysterious symptoms like those experienced by two dozen U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
  2. U.S. State Department on Alert After Possible ‘Sonic Attack’ in ChinaThe incident, which left a State Department employee with a mild traumatic brain injury, recalls similar episodes in Cuba.
  3. Doctors Can’t Explain What Happened to the Brains of U.S. Diplomats in Cuba“It’s like a concussion without a concussion,” one doctor said.
  4. Doctors Find Abnormalities in Brains of ‘Sonic Attack’ VictimsInvestigators think the so-called “sonic attack” on U.S. embassy workers in Cuba has been mislabeled.
  5. New White House Cuba Policy Limits Travel, Restricts Commerce for U.S. VisitorsIt’ll still be possible to go to Cuba, but it won’t be as easy as it was.
  6. Were U.S. Tourists Also Sickened by the Mysterious Attacks in Cuba?One U.S. traveler told the Associated Press that he suffered similar symptoms on a 2014 trip to Havana.
  7. Tillerson Says U.S. May Shut Down Cuba Embassy Over Sonic Attacks on DiplomatsAt least 21 American diplomats and their families have been injured in a series of bizarre incidents.
  8. Category 5 Irma Bears Down on Puerto RicoThe storm has killed at least two in the Caribbean so far, and “decimated” the housing stock in Barbuda.
  9. U.S. Diplomats in Cuba Suffer Hearing Loss After Reported ‘Sonic Attack’The U.S. has expelled two Cuban diplomats in retaliation.
  10. Cuba Is Trump’s Most Revealing Foreign-Policy BlunderProminently featuring all of the worst elements of the administration’s foreign policy.
  11. Trump Announces Cancellation of Obama’s ‘Completely One-Sided Deal’ With CubaThe president is clamping down on travel to and trade with the communist country.
  12. whoops
    Venmo Is Flagging Payments for Cuban Food As Possible U.S. Trade Violations“Don’t pay Molly again for this until you hear from us.”
  13. shortages
    American Tourists Are Eating All of Cuba’s Already Scarce Food“There is generally a lot of chaos and disorder in the market.”
  14. Donald Trump Tweets Out New Policy Toward CubaThe president-elect announced that he will “terminate” the Obama administration’s opening with Cuba if the island refuses to cut a better “deal.”
  15. Tom Morello Defends Fidel Castro’s Legacy“While I don’t agree with all that Fidel Castro did there is ample reason why he is vilified in the US.”
  16. obits
    Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Has DiedThe polarizing world figure and longtime U.S. adversary was 90 years old.
  17. Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Has DiedThe polarizing world figure and longtime U.S. adversary was 90 years old.
  18. on the road
    Inside the Havana Gin Bar That Specializes in Quietly Revolutionary Cocktails“You have never had your cocktail the way I make it.”
  19. What It’s Like to Be a Teenager in a Rapidly Changing Havana“I can’t travel much, so I like that people come to Havana from all over the world. Meeting them is like a vacation. A very small vacation.”
  20. news you can booze
    Obama Gives Americans Permission to Haul Infinite Quantities of Cuban Rum HomeThe $100 import limit has officially been removed.
  21. Hurricane Matthew Threatens Haiti, Jamaica, and CubaIf the Category 4 storm hits Haiti, it could be a catastrophe.
  22. Trump Won’t Explain Potentially Illegal Cuba Dealings, But It May Not MatterScandal in a swing state is the last thing he needs, but it looks like Floridians may give him a pass.
  23. First Scheduled Commercial Flight to Cuba in Over 50 Years Just Took OffFlying from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, Cuba.
  24. rio olympics
    Christian Louboutin Is Dressing Cuba’s Olympic TeamThe athletes helped design the looks.
  25. look of the day
    North West Has Joined Taylor Swift’s Choker CohortWhile in Havana.
  26. reality tv
    Capitalist Kardashian Pigs Are Reportedly Having a Terrible Time in Cuba“They’re frustrated and they can’t wait to leave.”
  27. keeping up with the kardashians
    Khloe Wins the Kardashian Race to Offend People in CubaKhloe posed for a photo in front of a monument to Castro.
  28. cheat sheets
    Everything to Know About Chanel’s Cuba Resort 2017 Show Chanel’s resort 2017 collection in Havana.
  29. A U.S. Cruise Ship Just Docked in Havana for the First Time in 50 YearsCall it Carnival diplomacy. 
  30. party chat
    What Gloria Estefan Thinks of Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel Show in Cuba“In Cuba B.C. — before Castro — the fashion would come out in Paris, and it would be in Cuba the same day.”
  31. Fidel Castro Not the Biggest Fan of ‘Brother Obama’s’ VisitOne thing the ex-president and many congressional Republicans can agree on.
  32. Natalie Morales on ‘The Grinder,’ ‘Parks and Rec,’ and Cuba As a young girl growing up in the Miami area, Natalie Morales first dreamt of becoming an astronaut before shifting her attention to becoming […]
  33. rolling stones
    The Rolling Stones Perform in Cuba for the First TimeThe band gave a free concert in Havana on Friday night.
  34. Everything Michelle Obama Wore in Latin AmericaA sartorial recap of her trip to Cuba and Argentina.
  35. I Know Why Michelle Obama Gave Barack That Look at the Baseball Game in CubaWhat? What’d I say? Come on, baby — it’s jokes.”
  36. Raúl Castro Complained to President Obama That Baseball Is Too SlowOn that they seem to agree.
  37. cuba libre
    Cool Teen Is Now a Presidential TranslatorMalia Obama, that is.
  38. Cuban Dissidents Continue to Be Detained Throughout Obama’s Historic VisitOne was detained on his way to an interview with CNN.
  39. In Right-Wing Fever Dream Come True, Obama Meets With Castro, Laments EmbargoWhat we did for 50 years did not serve our interests or the interests of the Cuban people,” the president said in Havana on Monday.
  40. Michelle Obama Wore Carolina Herrera on the Plane to CubaNo TSA, no problem.
  41. President Obama Arrives in Cuba for Historic VisitIt’s the first visit by a U.S. president since 1928.
  42. The White House Is Making It Even Easier to Get to CubaWant a ‘58 Impala, cheap?
  43. diplo in cuba
    Major Lazer Head to Cuba for History and Free ConcertThe group performs March 6 in Havana — one of the first major U.S. music acts to do so.
  44. The U.S. Just Found Its Lost Missile in CubaAwkward.
  45. the industry
    Furious 8 Might Be the First Major Movie to Film in Cuba in DecadesHouse of Lies is also set to film an episode in Havana.
  46. Cuba, U.S. Strike Deal to Resume Direct Commercial FlightsIn three to six months, you may be booking your own flight to Havana.
  47. Obama Wants to Check Out Cuba Before He Leaves the White HouseIf I go on a visit, then part of the deal is that I get to talk to everybody.”
  48. Last British Guantánamo Prisoner Freed After More Than 13 YearsShaker Aamer was never charged with a crime.
  49. cruise control
    Chanel’s Latest Far-Flung Cruise Destination Is HavanaDoes Karl issue frequent-flyer miles?
  50. Pope Francis Begins Trip to Cuba and U.S.Received as a hero in Havana for his role in improving U.S.-Cuban relations, the Latin American pontiff hopes to reenergize Cuba’s many Catholics.
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