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.
Most casino workers on the Las Vegas strip are part of a union. Now, some non-union casino workers want to be part of a union. But some say they're being targeted for speaking out. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
The latest polls project that Mitt Romney will sweep the next two electoral contests -- giving a badly needed bounce to a candidate who has been the Republican frontrunner all along, but whose most noteworthy victories came in New Hampshire and Florida.
As a low-level bureaucrat in 1985, Xi Jinping made a visit to Iowa on an agricultural mission. He's said to have fond memories of his trip. Now he's China's vice president and the most likely next leader for the country, he's heading back to Iowa on a more high-profile mission.