The first U.S. cruise ship bound for Cuba in decades arrived in Havana around 10 a.m. Monday. The seven-day cruise is a significant step toward greater ties between the United States and its communist-run neighbor. Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.
They say people go to auto races just to see the crashes. If so, then they got their money's worth at Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. Officials say 35 of the 40 cars in the race left with some damage.