US military leaders were summoned to the White House on Thursday for a meeting on sexual assault in the Armed Forces. Sgt. Jennifer Norris knows the issue well. She's a veteran of the USAF and is now a member of Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Committee.
In 1893, three men went to the Supreme Court and challenged the authority of the US to deport immigrants. The case’s decision laid the groundwork for the federal government’s long history of deportation.
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.
Facebook's Irish subsidiary is responsible for all its users outside of North America. So when those folks think Facebook is encroaching on their privacy, Irish regulators are the ones who handle the complaints.
A US law aimed at getting the military and armed groups out of Congo's mineral mines is having an unintended effect American and European companies that can't certify minerals are "conflict-free" are pulling out. And Chinese mineral buyers are moving in.
A 200-year old law prohibiting Parisian women from wearing trousers has been revoked. The law was started in November 1800 to prevent women from dressing like a man unless they receive permission from the local police.
11 million. It's the estimated number of immigrants living in the US illegally. But how did we even get to that figure? From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, reporter Adrian Florido finds out.