Some 20 children and six adults were killed when an armed man stormed into a school in Newtown, Conn., and opened fire. The gunman himself died, though the circumstances around his death remain undetermined. Another adult was also killed in a related crime at a separate location.
We hear a lot about the greying of America, but much less about the rising number of aging immigrants in the US. That is a major demographic trend, particularly in places like New York City. For many elderly immigrants, especially Koreans, it can be a challenge to find — and maintain — a community.
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.