The body of Justice Antonin Scalia arrives at the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. Thousands of mourners will pay their respects Friday for Justice Antonin Scalia as his casket rests in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court, where he spent nearly three decades as one of its most influential members. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Mourners pay respects to late Justice Scalia

Justice Antonin Scalia’s flag-draped casket was carried up the marble steps of the Supreme Court Friday in a somber procession that began a day of ceremony and tribute to one of the court’s most influential members.

President Barack Obama waves to guests as he takes the stage during a Democratic fundraiser at the Warfield Theater, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama says Cuba visit will boost efforts to restore US ties

Obama will be making the first trip to Cuba by a sitting president in more than half a century. He’s expected to raise issues of human rights and political freedoms in discussions with Cuban President Raul Castro.