Loosened travel restrictions have allowed more Americans to travel to Cuba, largely through licensed U.S. tour operators leading “people-to-people” trips for cultural and educational purposes.
A view of the center of Havana. After 52 years of the Communist revolution, Cuba's leaders are attempting to redefine their economic model. Small changes, such as allowing some people to own businesses, are starting to be implemented, as Raul Castro guides the country toward a 21st-century model of the revolution.Christian Science Monitor/Getty
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.