Southern Sudanese refugees in Anchorage, Alaska have started language classes for their Americanized children. The classes in the Nuer language help the children connect to their families. Annie Feidt of Alaska Public Radio Network reports.
Evangelical Christianity is gaining prominence in South Sudan. The religious awakening comes in the wake of a vote earlier this year for an independent country. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Juba, the capital of South Sudan.
South Sudan has been fighting over disputed territory with Sudan ever since the two split apart last July. The fighting has intensified in recent weeks: now, southern military forces are occupying an oil-rich town that was under northern control.