Cuban Flag Raised In Washington As U.S. And Cuba Officially Restore Diplomatic Relations
Embassies in both nations quietly reopened Monday in the pre-dawn hours as an agreement to restore full diplomatic relations took effect after midnight. John Kerry will travel to Cuba on Aug. 14, the first U.S. secretary of state to visit the island nation since 1945.
15 Beautiful, Tragic Chinese Propaganda Posters
Crammed with abundant foodstuffs, these posters were meant to celebrate the Communist economy. The posters all come from the period between 1958 and 1961, when roughly 45 million people were starved, beaten or worked to death in China as part of Mao Zedong's "Great Leap Forward."