It'll be high states diplomacy when world leaders and dignitaries gather tomorrow at the UN General Assembly meeting. Host Marco Werman gets the behind-the-scenes look from Joel Rubin, a former state department official.
The trial of Kenya's deputy president, William Ruto, and his boss, president Uhuru Kenyatta, are accused of orchestrating violence that followed disputed elections six years ago. It's the first time serving leaders have been called to account.
First-trimester abortions were decriminalized in Mexico City six years ago. Anti-abortion activists launched a counter-offensive across Mexico. Investigative journalist Kathryn Joyce has traveled to Mexico City to look at the abortion wars there.
This story takes us to the banks of the Rio Grande river in South Texas. It's where a cat-and-mouse game plays out every night between migrants crossing into the US illegally and the Border Patrol. That game is intensifying.
For more than two weeks, demonstrations by teachers have caused traffic chaos across Mexico. They're protesting a new law requiring performance evaluations for teachers. Supporters see the law as an attempt to break the power of labor unions.
Demand for medical care will grow. One possible solution would be to allow more foreign-trained doctors to work in the US. Many are ready to practice but the US system for residency keeps them out of the running. Marina Giovannelli of WLRN-Miami has more.
In Denmark, restrictive family immigration laws often prevent young Danes from marrying and living in the country with non-European spouses. One of the consequences is that it has forced many second-generation immigrants to leave Denmark.
If an immigration bill in the Senate becomes law, millions of people will need to learn English to become permanent US residents. That can be hard, but in California there's a program that gives immigrant janitors an opportunity to learn English at work.
Costa Rica, a tropical country known for its national parks and ecotourism, has taken a step to protect its environment. But in this environmentally conscious nation, a new ban on hunting faces obstacles.
Greensboro-based hip-hop group Phive paid tribute to Nelson Mandela's birthday today by releasing a special song. Marco Werman speaks with singer and songwriter Afika Nxumalo about his connection to South Africa and the song he penned called "Madiba."
China says that all new lawyers in China now have to take an oath of loyalty to the Communist Party. Some critics say the government is just dispensing with the fiction that it doesn't interfere with the rule of law.
President Obama says the global fight against terrorism is no longer a "boundless war," but a more precise conflict that will eventually come to an end. Anchor Marco Werman discusses what that means with Jessica Stern, an expert in American policy.