George Nakashima is considered one of the greatest American craftsmen of all time. You can find his furniture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. But in 1942, the US government thought he was a threat, along with his wife and their newborn daughter.
During World War II, there was a huge fear that Nazi spies would sneak into the US with Jewish refugees. That fear was overblown. But it looks like the US is experiencing the same paranoia over Syrians.
Kenyans are overwhelmingly against gay rights. Patrick Gathara thinks his cartoons could help change that attitude. So he draws cartoons and writes about gay rights, even those it makes his readers really angry.
The pro-separatist parties that control the government of Catalonia are pushing decisively for a split from Spain. But opinion polls show the Catalan public split pretty much down the middle on the issue. And Spain's prime minister says he simply won't allow the country's break up.