Holding detainees has become big business for private companies and some local governments. But there’s increasing pushback from protesters in places like California and Oregon. The issue has divided communities such as Central Falls, Rhode Island.
Nujeen Mustafa's story is one of survival against seemingly insurmountable odds. And she's not alone. An estimated 10 million people with disabilities have been forced to flee their homes due to war and persecution.
Among the 845 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a surprisingly high number are located in just a few European countries, and even more are based off European influence. This has serious implications about the cultural preservation for the history of much of the rest of the world's people.
This is hardly what Americans envision when they drop off glitchy laptops or broken printers at their local recycling drop-off center. Yet, what fuels these Southeast Asian scrapyards is junk from afar — typically more affluent places such as Europe, Australia and the US.
Jared Kushner has been working on a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians — a "deal of the century" is how President Donald Trump has referred to it. Almost no one is impressed. And it's not clear if the plan will even see the light of day.