5 Things to Talk About Today

Sacha Strebe

Disney's new CFO is its highest-ranking woman ever. Christine McCarthy broke through the glass ceiling this week when she became the company’s first female CFO and its most senior female executive ever. McCarthy has been with the “Mouse House” since 2005, most recently as an executive VP of corporate real estate and alliances, and treasurer. Only 24 companies on the Fortune 500 have female CEOs, and the move is likely to bring plaudits for both Disney and its CEO, Bob Iger. — Fortune

In a historic move, the United States and Cuba will reopen embassies in each other’s capitals on Wednesday. This will formally restore diplomatic relations between the two nations after more than a half-century of political turmoil. The two sides have spent six months in negotiations to work out the details of the reconciliation and the new embassies. — The New York Times

Did you notice? Facebook quietly changed its logo yesterday for the first time since 2005. The logo update only applies to the comany's wordmark, which is the text-only version used for identifying its brand. The reason for the new look was to "modernize the logo to make it feel more friendly and approachable." What do you think? — The Next Web

Macy's will pull Donald Trump brand merchandise from its stores following his recent controversial remarks. After intense pressure to cut ties with the real estate magnate, the department store released a statement, which said Macy's "stands for diversity" and that it has no tolerance for discrimination. Macy's carries a variety of Donald Trump brand attire, including dress shirts, neckties, and cuff links. Trump has also appeared in Macy's commercials. — CNN

Princess Diana would have been 54 today. It's been almost 18 years since the world lost the people's princess in a fatal car crash. Her great legacy of charity and philanthropic work will always live on, along with her exquisite sense of style. She frequently donned Versace—one of her dresses by the brand recently went up for auction and sold for $200,000—as well as many other iconic designers. — InStyle

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