The Korean American community is standing by a new statue honoring thousands of "comfort women," or sex slaves, used by Japanese soldiers during World War II. Japanese conservatives say the statue has to go. And both sides are taking the issue to the White House.
A year after superstorm Sandy brought home the growing dangers of climate change, scientists are more sure than ever that global warming is already underway. But AP science writer Seth Borenstein tells host Marco Werman they're less clear on some of the specifics, especially related to Sandy itself.
The immigration bill making its way through the Senate would put an end to the so-called 'Green Card Lottery.' The World's Jason Margolis explains why the proposed change has sparked anger among African immigrants living in the US.
Immigration will be a major point of discussion for the new Congress. Correspondent Deepa Fernandes looks at how the African nation of Liberia has been treating, and often imprisoning, some people deported from the US.
A North Vietnamese businessman who last year bought the tiny town of Buford, Wyoming, has launched his international coffee business there. Pham Dinh Nguyen is hoping traditional Vietnamese style coffee will catch on.