Students at Williams College in Massachusetts are joining other institutions to demand Asian American Studies programs. It is a push, some scholars say, that is about advancing other programs, too, including African American and Latino academic programs.
It's Groundhog Day on Cape Cod again. There's a shortage of summer workers, due at least in part to changes in the H-2B visa program, which allows American businesses to hire temporary, seasonal workers from overseas.
It was supposed to close 22 years ago. Now an aging waste incinerator landfill north of Boston has been given the go-ahead to add a half million tons of fly ash and bottom ash to its collection of materials — and local residents and community leaders are not happy about it.
Bren Bataclan is a Filipino American artist who first came to the US when he was 12 years old. Now, he's a professional artist who shares his immigrant experience through his paintings. He's also gives his paintings away to make people smile.
Any potential money is barred by a congressional act known as the Dickey Amendment, which mandates that none of the funds available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would be “used to advocate or promote gun control."
We're looking for the largest river in Tanzania in today's Geo Quiz. The answer is the Rufiji River.
We'll stay in Tanzania for the Global Hit, but it's a group based far from the river. They're called the Pommern Village Choir, and they sing about their need for fresh water in their town.
The answer to our Geo Quiz today MAY be the site of a historic shipwreck. It's a treacherous stretch of the Atlantic Ocean called Long Shoal (one of the Nantucket Shoals) located between Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts.
A man has been charged with terrorism-related offenses that include plotting to kill people in an American shopping mall. Tarek Mehanna was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. Matthew Bell reports.
For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the country that celebrates Losar or New Year's Day on Sunday, February 14. The answer is Tibet. Producer Tsering Yangzom visits a family in Malden, Massachusetts that's preparing for Losar.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Perugia, Italy. Eighteen exchange students from Perugia have been stuck in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Francesco Merlino and Elena Mencarroni about how they're spending their 'extra' days.
Pope Benedict has said he wants to 'extend the hand of friendship' to the whole of the UK during his visit. He also urged the British to resist 'more aggressive forms of secularism'. Laura Lynch reports.
On the eve of the G20 summit in Seoul, Simon Johnson, professor at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the former chief for the International Monetary Fund, explains the issue.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Boston Globe reporter, Jenn Abelson, about the relationship between undocumented workers and the high-profile pizza chain they helped build. Initially beneficial, it ended up souring amid allegations of exploitation.
Tomorrow, nearly 200 high-ranking members of the Turkish military will appear in court. The case is widely seen as a battle for power between the Islamic party's new ruling elite ï¿½ and the old secular order in the military. Julia Rooke reports.