Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton returned to Jamaica in early December after serving seven years in a US prison on drug charges. Banton got a hero's welcome, despite his infamous, 1993 anti-gay song “Boom Bye Bye” which called for the murder of gay people.
Four years ago, Alejandro Benítez, a former professional soccer player, decided to help a group of immigrant friends who played pickup soccer in an open field. He had the idea of creating a professional team that would work as an experiment for migrant integration. That’s how Alma de África, “soul of Africa,” was born.
How much credit, or blame, does Washington deserve for jobs moving back, or not moving back, to the US?
What does Christmas look like around the world? Here's a peek from Thailand, Pakistan, Iraq, Australia, China and several other countries.
Illustrator Molly Crabapple spent evenings at the McAllen, Texas bus station, where many migrants arrive after being released from custody. This is what she saw.
Before Ken Watson passed away, he bought 14 Christmas gifts for his neighbor's 2-year-old daughter.
Tamales are central to Latino holiday celebrations. Some families buy dozens at markets and others gather around a kitchen table to assemble them.
In El Paso’s Chihuahuita neighborhood, where border security is an everyday concern, Border Patrol agents break barriers and build community with an annual Santa Claus visit tradition.
Cosmonauts and corncobs on a Christmas tree? Scratch that ... on a New Year's Day tree! That's what you'd find on a holiday tree if you were in the Soviet Union during the Cold War.