At the end of September, Congress allowed the deadline for refunding CHIP to expire. Replenishing funds for the program should be a slam dunk in Congress — there is usually bipartisan support for this program that helps kids — but CHIP still doesn’t have a funding plan, and the program is running on fumes.
John Morales was one of the first TV meteorologists to start talking about how climate change will impact his audience. Intense weather hit close to home this fall, as Hurricane Maria struck his home island of Puerto Rico.
A small clinic in McAllen, Texas, is the only abortion provider for hundreds of miles. Earlier this week when Jane Doe, an undocumented teenager held in detention, was allowed to have an abortion, this is where she came.
As we continue our series about immigrants' first days in America, we interview William and Alice Bradford, religious refugees from England. They risked their lives on an ocean crossing to start afresh in what they refer to as "the new world."
It turns out that the late fall and winter of 1970 was a turning point in America's culinary world. Three cooking legends met in the south of France by accident, and helped define a new American food scene.
It's almost Valentine's Day which got us thinking about how love has been depicted by artists. So we contacted Boston's Museum of Fine Art , which mined 500,000 artworks for these 14 definitions of love.
Butchering chicken and meat. It's dangerous, low-paying factory work, and it leans heavily on immigrant workers, sometimes illegally. But some immigrants are deciding to move on from such tough work. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports from Missouri.
Drive by the Yusuf Mosque in Boston on a Friday afternoon, prayer day, and you'll see men and women from across the Muslim world, from Indonesia to Iraq to North Africa, in a wide variety of dress. And none of them care which Islamic sect anyone is from.