When we think of Cuban exiles we think of Miami, but new Cuban migrants are looking elsewhere for work and housing. In Pittsburgh, one Cuban woman opened her house to more recent arrivals to help them get settled.
Adele Welty is among the plaintiffs prepared to sue the Saudi Arabian government for alleged ties to the 9/11 hijackers. But she is ambivalent about the suit, and concerned about the unknown consequences of hauling a foreign government into court.
A US congressional vote to allow the relatives of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government over alleged connections to the attacks could open the US up to retaliatory cases, according one legal expert.
The controversial rule is part of austerity measures the government is imposing to lower its debt. That includes rationing baby formula, which costs this nation $51 million annually in scarce foreign currency reserves.
The remains of several US soldiers killed in the Mexican-American War were received Wednesday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware with the usual military honors. They were able to come home from Mexico hanks to years of diplomatic negotiations and detective work by scientists and historians.
Some 100,000 people passed through the state’s four immigrant detention centers last year. The Dignity Not Detention bill will have to wait for the federal government to decide if it wants private companies detaining people.
California’s coastal redwoods can absorb nutrients and moisture from the thick fog that rolls in from the Pacific. And fog patterns give us clues about how the iconic trees might respond to a changing climate.
"I think more people should have two different countries," says this businessman-turned-farmer. He now has a farm in California where he grows Ethiopian peppers. And he's starting a farm in Ethiopia growing things like Tuscan kale and Swiss chard.