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.
You might think world leaders care a lot about the words they choose and how powerfully they deliver them. Guess again. Sometimes all that matters much less than deciding whether to speak English or not.
Even before the first detainee arrived at the US base in Guantanamo, Cuba, Miami Herald reporter Carol Rosenberg was on the story. After 13 years on the job, Rosenberg reflects on how the detention center came to be, snapshots of life there, and what Guantanmo was like for the five Taliban leaders recently swapped for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Jimi Hendrix continues to inspire fans more than forty years after his death. New recordings of the guitar great seem to surface all the time. But none can quite compare to the one The World's Clark Boyd got to hear recently.
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."
In Iraq, Salma was officially considered a man. She is intersex — someone born with indeterminate gender — and has chosen to live as a woman. After serving as an interpreter for the US military during the Iraq war, she received death threats and a grant of asylum in the US. Now, a new program is helping her and other lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) refugees establish new lives in America.
For most of us, when we want to make a major purchase, we apply for a loan. But what if you have no credit score? That's the case for many immigrants living in the US. One non-profit in San Francisco has adopted a novel way to try and change that.
Maggi seasoning is popular among American immigrants of all kinds of nationalities -- and they all think of it as coming from home. But, in reality, few American immigrants are from the actual home of Maggi seasoning. But, for some reason, it still reminds each of them of where they've come from.
The recession made multi-generational households more common in the US. But the trend isn't new for many immigrant families, especially in Asian households. And money isn't the main driver. Tradition is.