U.S.-Cuba Relations, Sony Cancels ‘The Interview,’ New York Bans Fracking

By Aura Bogado Dec 18, 2014

Some of the morning’s headlines:

  • After 54 years of an embarrassing and utterly ineffective embargo against Cuba, a tiny island nation roughly the size of the state of Tennessee, the U.S. decides to normalize relations
  • Sony cancels the release of "The Interview," a movie created with the help of the U.S. State Department in which North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is assassinated, after movie theater bombing threats.