A woman from Michigan has reportedly been killed in Syria. Nicole Mansfield's family says FBI agents told them of her death yesterday. Anchor Marco Werman hears more details from Quinn Kleinfelter of Detroit public radio.
During President Obama's visit to Yad Vashem, he was given some sheet music as a gift. It was a song composed by a Jewish cantor in Amsterdam during World War II. Marco Werman speaks with Ruth Maroko, the cantor's sister-in-law.
The United Nations was going to be located in the United States -- that much was sure. But just where the new headquarters, the new capital of the world, would be located, was much debated back in the 1940s. A new book looks at that battle.
A new report from U.S. researchers has found that of the 378 largest coal-fired power plants in this country, a disproportionate amount are in close proximity to low-income community and communities of people of color.
Between the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers, nine Venezuelans played in this year's World Series. We find out how Venezuelans are reacting to the Giants' victory, and to the fact that Pablo Sandoval was named World Series MVP.
Iranian-American Amir Hekmati has languished in an Iranian prison since last January. Although his conviction was overturned in March, Hekmati remains in solitary confinement. Amir's sister Sarah Hekmati and Ramy Kurdi talk with host Marco Werman.