Giftedness can be a trait of any student. Kimberly Moran looks for ways to challenge conventional thinking on identifying these students — and to be more inclusive of those who are not white and middle class.
A 142-year-old Louisiana law that created a cumbersome process for naturalized citizens to provide proof they are citizens has been repealed. The next step? Voter advocates say they want to be sure changes are made at registrar offices.
She put herself through school picking watermelons and cleaning hotels. Now, she's a researcher at a university lab in California, studying what happens in the human heart just before sudden cardiac death.
The US spends millions trying to secure the US-Mexico border with agents, cameras and a huge wall. But just beyond that wall in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, residents are fighting for the street lights needed to make the area more safe.
Some call him "El Maestro" — the master — but his real name is Jorge Tello. It’s a fitting title for a Los Angeles-based tailor known for crafting some of the most intricate suits around, those worn by Mexican mariachis. But Tello isn’t even from Mexico.
Jaime Jarrín grew up in Ecuador, a fan of soccer. When he came to the US, he moved to LA — right about the time the Brooklyn Dodgers moved to town. Through perseverance, he got a spot broadcasting the team's games in Spanish — a gig he's held since.
For Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a 26-year-old Yemeni American, fleeing Yemen meant dodging armed militiamen, airstrikes and riding a small fishing boat in the rocky Red Sea for hours. But many other American citizens remain trapped in the country.
Founded in 1971, Pearl River Mart was ahead of the curve in terms of importing goods from China. Now, after decades providing immigrants and native New Yorkers with Chinese products of all kinds, the store is closing in the face of skyrocketing rent.
Six Somali Americans from Minneapolis have been arrested and charged with terrorism for planning to join forces ISIS, marking just the latest instance of jihadi recruitment among Minnesota's large Somali population.