You may not be aware, but it's "Welcoming Week" here in the US, events are being held in 22 states bringing together immigrants and people born in this country. The week's festivities are part of an on-going effort to make immigrants feel more welcome.
Ernest Hemingway captures the imagination of many Americans. His summer of 1959 was well-documented in photos, but for the longest time no one knew who was in the photos, or where they were taken. Now more information has come to life, thanks to extensive research.
The popular crayfish, perhaps better known in some corners as the crawfish, is on the move. The red swamp crayfish is invading, with some outside assistance, Washington State lakes and pushing out native species.
The Afghan Taliban have offered to exchange Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders being held at Guantanamo Bay. The move is sure to divide those who refuse to return Taliban leaders and those who demand Bergdahl be returned to the United States as soon as possible. He was captured in 2009 at the age of 23 and had been held since.