As the pre-trial resumed Monday, the proceeding has almost become a forum to debate how America deals with what the Bush administration called "enhanced interrogation techniques" — what most authorities now call "torture."
The biggest beneficiary of Netflix's move into Internet-challenged Cuba may have nothing to do with the service on the island. It will be the ability to feature some of Cuba's best filmmakers to a global audience.
Over the last few years, the Cuban government has been experimenting with turning state enterprises into cooperatives and letting the workers own and run them. They're seen by some as a way of opening the country up to capitalism and privatization while maintaining some of the revolution’s collectivist ideals. And so far, Cubans seem to like them.
USAID contractor Alan Gross completed his fifth year in a Cuban jail on Wednesday, and his family says his mental state is deteriorating rapidly. But a proposal for a prisoner swap with Cuba is still too much of a political lightning rod.
There has been a lot of attention on President Obama's historic visit to Cuba. But we also want to talk about the Cubans who have come to the US — how they're treated in vastly different ways compared to many other Latino migrants.