Over the summer, university students will pour into the US. And the number of Chinese students flocking here is growing. Yet many of these students can lack know-how of life in America; some colleges are aggressively trying to help them integrate.
Three years after the Gulf oil disaster, many cleanup workers in the region are experiencing health impacts. A report in Newsweek alleges that BP hid from workers the toxic effects of the dispersant. Marco Werman speaks with journalist Mark Hertsgaard.
A Louisiana college student wants to get creationism out of the syllabus in Louisiana's schools. He's been waging a years-long battle and, while he's a long way from succeeding, he says he's made remarkable progress.
Maritime smuggling of illegal immigrants is rising along the coast of southern California and so are the dangers. Jill Replogle spoke with a man who runs a boat rescue team for abandoned or stranded boats off of San Diego.
It's become a bit of a stereotype, that Los Angeles is a land where people use their cars to go, well, everywhere. But according to new research, that's not the case at all, at least in Los Angeles County
As the Gulf Coast braces for another hurricane season, an army of scientists, engineers and storm forecasters are racing to fix the levees that failed Louisiana. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently took responsibility for the largest civil engineeri