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The U.S. tries to pay Cuba about $4,000 a year to lease Guantanamo Bay

With the announcement today that the United States will normalize relations with Cuba, we expect a lot to change. Some travel restrictions will be loosened (though not lifted altogether), Americans will soon be able to bring back $100 worth of Cuban cigars and rum. But will Cuba start cashing the checks we've been…

US Military Bans YouTube, Amazon and 11 Other Websites to Free Up Bandwidth for Japan Crisis

Employees of the US military are without YouTube, eBay, Amazon, MTV, ESPN and eight other websites, with the Pentagon explaining that "this action is in no way a reflection on any specific site or the content of any specific site...[it is] in response to the needs of the military in a time of extreme demand on all…

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