Veteran of Obama cabinet favours normalising US-Cuba ties

Former US interior secretary Ken Salazar has said he favours "normalising" relations between his country and Cuba, and expressed optimism at the chances of seeing that happen in the next few years.

Martin Luther King Jr memorial inscription ‘to be removed`

The US authorities have planned to resolve a controversy over a 10-word inscription on the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial by removing it altogether, rather than replacing it.