U.S. businesses rush to find Cuba opportunities

(AP)

U.S. trade and tourism are expected to grow with the historic decision to mend diplomatic ties, and some are scrambling to position themselves as first in line.

    Spy helped unmask 3 Cuban spy networks, U.S. officials say

    Spy helped unmask 3 Cuban spy networks, U.S. officials say

    Rolando Sarraff Trujillo reportedly held a position were he saw valuable information: cryptographer.

    CIA’s No. 2 tapped to be deputy national security adviser

    CIA’s No. 2 tapped to be deputy national security adviser

    Avril D. Haines will return to the White House, where she previously served as deputy legal counsel.

    White House says Sony hack is a national security matter

    White House says Sony hack is a national security matter

    White House spokesman says the U.S. is weighing a “proportional” response to the cyberattack.

    U.S. general says he’ll use ‘Daesh’ name for Islamic State

    U.S. general says he’ll use ‘Daesh’ name for Islamic State

    Army Lt. Gen. James L. Terry said partner nations in the Middle East have asked him to use ‘Daesh’ because it doesn’t legitimize the militants’ ambitions.

    CIA analysis: ‘high-value targeting’ had limited effect against Taliban

    CIA analysis: ‘high-value targeting’ had limited effect against Taliban

    A 2009 CIA report released by the anti-secrecy group Wikileaks highlights the difficulties with targeting an insurgent group’s leaders.

    Violence Against Women Act’s ‘Alaska exemption’ repealed

    Tribal courts in Alaska can prosecute certain crimes committed against Alaska Native women by outsiders.

    U.S. commando gets rare Air Force Cross for ‘unequaled courage’ in Afghanistan

    U.S. commando gets rare Air Force Cross for ‘unequaled courage’ in Afghanistan

    Master Sgt. Ivan Ruiz was driven to his belly by the sheer volume of fire he faced. But he refused to leave the courtyard, fearing that it would allow insurgents to open fire again on wounded U.S. soldiers.

    NSA Secrets

    FILE - This June 6, 213 file photo shows the sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The NSA has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the intelligence agency broad new powers in 2008, The Washington Post reports. In one case, telephone calls from Washington were intercepted when the city's area code was confused with the dialing code for Egypt.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    Revelations and reaction

    The National Security Agency has been forced to respond to unprecedented disclosures about its surveillance programs. Those programs have been assailed as a violation of privacy rights by critics and defended as critical to U.S. national security by intelligence officials. Explore our coverage.

    After 18 months of secret diplomacy, a breakthrough

    After 18 months of secret diplomacy, a breakthrough

    It started with an American overture and a series of nine meetings in Canada. Later, the pope intervened.

    Fact sheet: The Obama administration’s new policies toward Cuba

    Fact sheet: The Obama administration’s new policies toward Cuba

    The White House provided a guide to its updated approach toward Cuba.

    Tech firms tussle with DOJ over the right to say ‘zero’

    Some companies are letting users know they haven’t received federal requests for data, frustrating officials.

    The mysterious lure of the French Foreign Legion keeps drawing Americans

    The mysterious lure of the French Foreign Legion keeps drawing Americans

    The recent court-martial of Army 2nd Lt. Lawrence J. Franks Jr. for running away from the U.S. Army to join the French Foreign Legion reinforces the force’s aura.