Obama opens door to new relations with Cuba

US president displays political courage in changing failed policy

US moves to restore relations with Cuba

Start of talks could end more than five decades of estrangement

Jeb Bush ‘exploring’ US presidential bid

News sets up clash within Republican party

Politics scupper Philadelphia’s gas deal

Council’s fears over utility sale end mayor’s fiscal vision

Thousands march in Washington and NY

Fresh rallies held to protest over black community policing

Business fears Obama migrant plan

Executive order introduces legal uncertainty over false documents

Economy healthy, inflation weak, Fed stymied

Officials tempted to ignore prices as there is a good chance unemployment will fall

Person of the Year: Apple CEO Tim Cook

The technology group’s chief executive has faced criticism but he turned things round in 2014

US to impose sanctions on Venezuela

Officials face travel curbs and asset freezes

CIA shielded from damning torture report

Agency has powerful backers in Republican-controlled Congress

Investec sorry for ‘I can’t breathe’ note

StanChart research headlined with Eric Garner’s words

Shifts and shocks on the soft power scale

The US tops the Monocle Magazine survey, bumping Germany into second

Six Guantánamo detainees moved to Uruguay

Transfers will leave 136 inmates in Cuba military complex

RGIII joins the bench of fallen heroes

The quarterback’s downfall has been played out in public

AstraZeneca wins ‘pay-for-delay’ ruling

Deal with Ranbaxy on generics passed by US court

Five points from bumper US jobs report

Jump in wages could be more significant than payrolls growth

Week in Review, December 6

Vanguard passes Pimco; Alibaba and F1 also in the news

Orion launches Nasa’s lofty ambitions

Smooth dawn lift-off and splashdown of capsule

Ghetto policing spreads to US suburbs

Protests focus on incidents far from gentrifying inner cities

DoJ report deepens US policing debate

Findings on Cleveland released as protests spread