Cuba libre

Our man in Havana: After President Obama moved to improve relations with Cuba and loosen restrictions to travel and trade there, Cuba’s leader appears resistant to change.

Raul Castro made one concession to Obama: Cuba’s national baseball team will use the designated hitter rule from now on.

Type face: An emoji, those tiny cartoon figures that teenage girls use when texting, has been elevated to the status of word by the keepers of the Oxford Dictionary. The emoji for Tears of Joy Face has been selected as the dictionary’s word of the year for 2015.

Some 6,000 years of written language and we’re back to using petroglyphs. Where’s the button for the Weeping Face emoji?

You forgot Adam West: Ben Affleck, who will play the caped crusader in “Batman v. Superman,” says he proud to wear the same cowl as other actors, such as Christian Bale and George Clooney, and he’s been working out to look the part of a superhero.

He needn’t have bothered; judging by the title, we’re pretty sure the movie is a courtroom drama with Batman and Superman fighting over custody of Robin.

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