Cuba's consulate services in the US are being shut down, right before the holiday season when people need paperwork to travel there. One expert thinks it is a ploy to get the US to lift its restrictions on travel to Cuba.
The hostility between John F. Kennedy and Fidel Castro's Cuba is legendary. But newly-released documents show that Kennedy had plans to reconcile with Cuba — plans scuttled when he was assassinated. PRI's The World takes this look back at "The World that Was."
Banksy has been perhaps the most famous street artist for a long time. While his work isn't loved by all, it does start a conversation. And his just-wrapped exhibition in New York City started a big conversation — about him and about art.