Media outlets have named the gunman who carried out the deadly shooting at the community college in Oregon. But the local sheriff has refused to do so saying he doesn't want to give the shooter the attention he likely craved.
Investigators are looking into a suspicious post on the message board site 4chan that they believe may be connected to the shooting in Oregon on Thursday. But many don't know the strangely noble origins of the message board it was posted on.
Joanna Hausmann gets it. She has a Jewish last name, red hair and has been compared to a Pixar cartoon. But she's not a white girl from Iowa. She's a Venezuelan comic who jokes about our ideas of race.
In a live forum at the Harvard School of Public Health, a panel of experts look at how US policy on race has changed — and hasn't changed — through the years. Phillip Martin of our partner WGBH News moderates.
Afghan teen rapper Sonita Alizadeh used to be a child laborer when she lived in Iran as a refugee. Now she's a junior at Wasatch Academy in Utah, and reflects on the difference between work and homework.
The history of the US isn't all revolution and liberation. There's a lot of violence, persecution and discrimination. But if the country wants to truly move forward, it would be well-served to address the good with the bad.