The parade lost major sponsors because it was going to honor a man some label a terrorist, even though Oscar López Rivera has now stepped aside. Meanwhile, Puerto Ricans on the island will vote on whether to become a state.
Pacific Gas & Electric has decided to take the aging Diablo Canyon nuclear plant, near an earthquake fault in California, offline within 10 years and replace it with wind and solar power. But an even older reactor, Indian Point, near New York City, will continue to operate, despite defects and opposition.
Ricardo Aca has been speaking out against Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants. Following Trump's visit to Mexico on Wednesday, we reached out to Aca to get his impression and to see if his views on Trump had changed.
New York Times chief architecture critic Michael Kimmelman says the World Trade Center site feels like it does not belong in New York. In a new review, he writes that the long-awaiting 9/11 Memorial did not successfully balance the competing and legitimate interests surrounding the project.
Actor Aasif Mandvi and fellow comedians and commentators met at the 92nd Street Y in New York City to discuss American identity, kicking off a week of UnConvention events on issues important to millennials.
Dance instructor Sean Scantlebury has only met his student on Skype: Sean is in New York, and his student, Aadel Qies, is in Baghdad. But that hasn't stopped them from holding dance classes and trying to keep Qies' passion for dance alive.