Under a new program announced by President Barack Obama in June, illegal immigrants brought to this country by their parents, at a young age, are now eligible to apply for deferral of deportation for two years, with the possibility of renewal. That allows them to live and work in the U.S., legally.
Colombia and the leftist FARC rebels are in the midst of months of negotiations to end the struggle between the two sides. And as the negotiations wear on, some are beginning to consider what it might look like if FARC turns to politics, instead of violence. But in doing so, they must face history.
Al Capone is a big tourist attraction in Chicago. He's on tours, trinkets and t-shirts. So what do Colombian immigrants make of the prospect of their public enemy number one, Pablo Escobar, becoming a tourist industry?
Qatar has been blasted for its treatment of its laborers — and a new report paints an unpleasant picture of what those jobs can be like. Plus Switzerland considers a big increase to its minimum wage and a Beijing student sees smog as a way to put smiles on people's faces.
In Colombia, World Cup celebrations turned rowdy — and deadly. Nine deaths and widespread arrests led some cities to ban alcohol while Colombia is playing, which has saved lives but devastated some businesses.
We listen in on a conversation between two political kidnap victims: the BBC's Alan Johnston, who was held hostage in Gaza, and Ingrid Betancourt, who was held for years by Colombia's main rebel group, the FARC.