Chong's Oriental Market in Columbia, Mo., has been serving the city's Asian community for nearly 25 years. But as the community has diversified, owner Daewun Shin has added staples and ingredients from a whole host of other communities, especially those from Africa.
You wouldn't wish anyone to have a childhood that started in war-torn Somalia. But in the real-life story of pirates who commandeered a US cargo ship and were pursued by US Navy SEALs, Barkhad Abdi says his few early years in Somalia helped him in his co-starring role.
Kenya's Maasai people have a distinct culture — distinct clothes and and habits that make them stand out among people. But that historic way of life is threatened by climate change, making their traditional lifestyle increasingly untenable.
Chemical weapons are banned by most nations of the world, though Syria isn't one of them. It's still unclear, though, what countries can do when other countries use chemical weapons. What's becoming more clear, though, is that there's still not an easy legal justification for military strikes on Syria.