In this Dec. 19, 2014 photo, tourists sunbathe as a vendor sells kites decorated with Cuba's flag on a beach near Havana, Cuba. A new set of U.S. government regulations takes effect Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, severely loosening the 50-decade long travel and trade restrictions for Cuba.

Moving swiftly, US eases travel and trade rules on Cuba

A new set of government regulations takes effect Friday, severely loosening travel and trade restrictions that have been in place for 54 yea…


Teen wins music scholarship

The winner, 16-year-old Jordan Oudenhoven, described how his grandfather gave him a guitar shortly before he died.