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.
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.
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.
A 15 year old girl in Iceland is taking her government to court. She's suing for the right to use the name given her by her mother. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sveinn Gudmarsson of the Icelandic National Broadcast Service.
Changes are being made to a 1996 immigration law that aimed to crack down on illegal immigration and thwart bogus marriages. In reality, it also ended up penalizing legitimate couples. Reporter Amy Isackson,with reporter Susan Ferriss bring us the story.
It may come as a surprise to know that many undocumented immigrants also pay taxes. But anxiety is building as a pathway to citizenship may require paying years of back taxes. Feet in Two Worlds reporter Aurora Almendral has this story.
A 200-year old law prohibiting Parisian women from wearing trousers has been revoked.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.