What Will Change In Cuba After Castro?

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Cuba’s culture is rich. Its economy remains poor. The island’s new president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, has promised to be faithful to the revolution, as millions of Cubans still struggle to make ends meet. Can communism prevail?

Ronan Farrow won a Pulitzer for his reporting on Harvey Weinstein. While he was investigating allegations of sexual harassment against the movie producer, Farrow was also working on a different project: a book about the U.S. Department of State.

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Mike Pompeo is on track to become secretary of state after a key Republican senator gave a last-minute endorsement of the CIA director.

The secretary of state-designate's nomination was approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday night on a party-line vote. The vote was 10 Republicans for Pompeo, nine Democrats against. One Democrat voted present.