A Syrian-American from New Jersey picked up and moved to Damascus to help defend the government of President Bashar al-Assad. The World's Carol Hills speaks with The New York Times Reporter Anne Barnard about the expat's return.
For Filipinos looking for a taste of heir homeland, Jollibee is ubiquitous. With more than 900 locations in the Philippines and a growing number of branches abroad, the fast food chain blends American style fast food with a uniquely Filipino culture.
The World's Clark Boyd reports that a New Jersey Congressman is proposing new legislation to prevent U.S. Internet companies from turning over information about their users to countries that censor Internet content.
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.
Ask Jennifer Francis about Hurricane Sandy and she'll point north. Ask her about this summer's midwestern drought, she'll point north, all the way to the Arctic. She's linked Arctic ice melting with fluctuations in global weather.