11 million. It's the estimated number of immigrants living in the US illegally. But how did we even get to that figure? From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, reporter Adrian Florido finds out.
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.
The effect of this summer's drought in the United States may well be felt around the world soon. That's because the U.S. is the world's biggest corn exporter. As harvests fall and prices rise, many of world's poor will feel the squeeze.
The idea of bipartisanship is being put before Indiana voters on Tuesday. Republican Senator Richard Lugar has been known for his ability to reach across the aisle. His opponent is using that against him and has opened a big lead in the polls.
Two years ago, Hillary Clinton and Pakistani diplomats were heralding the start of "mango diplomacy": getting Pakistani mangoes onto American tables. But as Odette Yousef reports, mango diplomacy is getting tied up in red tape.
When it comes to risk of corruption, not all states are created equal. A new 50-state investigation found that no state does exceptionally well when it comes to having laws and practices that discourage corruption. And some states do extremely poorly.