Last month, I had a chance to go to Cuba. I met dozens of young Cubans, mostly employed and educated. There are so many complex political issues inside the country, and between our governments, but I found myself reflecting on the surprising similarities between our cultures. One thing I didn’t expect to learn is that so many people there love Friends. I decided to find out why.
- France's highest court has reversed the burkini ban imposed on a town near Nice, a human rights group lawyer said.
- Hillary Clinton came closer than ever to attacking Donald Trump's character and tied her opponent to the "alt-right" movement.
- Italy declared a state of emergency in the regions hardest hit by Wednesday's earthquake. At least 267 people have died and 400 others were injured.