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In the wake of the announcement that the U.S. is restoring relations with Cuba, some Cuban exiles are wary. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Cuban-American author Carlos Eire about his reaction to the news.
Is it viva la baseball, now that President Obama has softened the U.S. stance toward Cuba? ESPN's Howard Bryant tells NPR's Scott Simon not to expect Cuba to throw open the doors to the MLB just yet.
Norman Bridwell, the beloved creator of the classic children's book character, Clifford the Big Red Dog, died last week. NPR's Scott Simon remembers the author.
This spiky mollusk is called Alviniconcha strummeri, named after Joe Strumme...
Inspired by the snails' spiky shells and acid-loving nature, researchers named the new species Alviniconcha strummeri, after Clash frontman Joe Strummer.
Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.
In 1959, Fidel Castro imposed a law forbidding the import of foreign cars, s...
When NPR's Scott Simon has visited Cuba, he saw two economies — one for tourists and one for residents. He reflects on whether the thaw between the U.S. and Cuba can really transform that country.