Modern Jewish New York humor has its roots in Eastern Europe. It's said if you want to go to where funny was born, go to Odessa, the Ukrainian city on the Black Sea. That's what The World's Jason Margolis did recently.
Lily Jamali reports from New York on challenges by immigration activists to local-federal law enforcement collaboration on immigration enforcement. The challenges have been spurred further by the new law on immigration passed by Arizona recently.
Occupy Wall Street reminds some observers of the protests in Tahrir Square -- especially people with roots in Egypt and the Middle East. Reporter Assia Boundaoui gets the view from a few of them on the periphery of New York's Zucchotti Park.
Domincans living abroad may help decide the outcome of this weekend's presidential election back home in the Dominican Republican. The campaigning is fierce in New York City's Washington Heights, where many Dominican ex-pats live.