Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea was one of four African leaders left off the invite list for the US-Africa Leaders Summit this week. The snub sparked debate among Washington's Eritrean expat community about whether or not the gesture had any real meaning.
When people immigrate to the US, they not only leave behind family and friends, they leave behind the sights, scents and flavors of home. Reporter Hana Baba went back to Sudan to find her favorite soda, unmatched by any in the US.
When Army veteran Ron Capps first exhibited symptoms of post traumatic stress he was unsure about what to do and where to turn. We take a look at his journey to get help and talk and speak with a military psychiatrist about the path to diagnosis and treatment of PTSD.
Dukhan is a traditional Sudanese smoke bath women perform to get glowing, perfumed skin. But it's not easy to create the same smoke bath structure here in the US, though some Sudanese immigrants are creating their own make-shift dukhan baths.
Thousands of Sudanese expats in the US are spending their days and nights online these days - getting little sleep, calling home multiple times a day, checking on the safety of their family and friends - hoping for good news.
There's a way to do basketball diplomacy right, says former NBA player Ira Newble, who spoke up on the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan in 2007. And he says that's not what Dennis Rodman is doing in North Korea.
Mosques have huge variations in their designs and decorations. But when it comes to designing new mosques in the US, one architect wants to focus on sustainability instead of ornate designs and big chandeliers.