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U.S. And Cuba To Re-Establish Commercial Air Travel Next Week  |   

The U.S. and Cuba will sign a civil aviation agreement in Havana on Tuesday. The signing formalizes the arrangement reached in December, allowing for a limited number of U.S. flights to Cuba.

MLB Bans New York Mets Pitcher Jenrry Mejia For Life For Doping  |   

The reliever is the first player to be banned permanently from Major League Baseball for failing three tests for performance-enhancing drugs.

Pope, Head Of The Russian Orthodox Church Meet For The First Time   |   

Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill met Friday in Havana. It's the first time leaders of the two churches have met since a schism 1,000 years ago divided Christianity.

Photos: Obama Declares 3 New National Monuments In California Desert  |   

The new designations protect nearly 1.8 million acres of public lands that include Southern California's highest peak, thousands of Native American rock carvings, endangered animals and a ghost town.

Major Powers Call For 'Cessation Of Hostilities' In Syria — But It's Complicated  |   

Big questions remain about what this will actually mean on the ground in a country torn apart by five years of war.