The World is collecting stories about immigrants' first days in the US. It's a project inspired by the South Asian American Digital Archive. Here is a submission from Hossain Zaré Khiabani. He's from Iran and moved to San Francisco in 1986.
President Barack Obama has linked the ongoing struggle for economic equality with the goals of the 1963 March on Washington, in a speech marking its 50th anniversary. The President described it as "our great unfinished business."
Fifty years ago, American expatriates organized their own protests in European capitals in support of the March on Washington. Many were African Americans like writer James Baldwin, who organized one in Paris among Americans living there.
Bennetta Jules-Rosette, director of the African & African-American Studies Research Center at the UCSD, attended the 1963 March on Washington. She watched as Josephine Baker spoke to the crowd. It was a moment that changed Bennetta Jules-Rosette's life.
US officials who watch South Sudan are sounding an alarm that the young country is increasingly at war with itself. Anchor Marco Werman walks with Gayle Smith, President Obama's point person on South Sudan.
A new magazine aims to provide a voice for adult adoptees around the country. Many of the magazine's contributors are from Minnesota, a state with a rich history of international adoption. Minnesota Public Radio's Laura Yuen reports.
Adam Allington reports that local health authorities in the St. Louis, Missouri, area have launched a "smoking cessation" campaign aimed at Bosnian immigrants, as members of that community tend to smoke more than the general US population.
The impact of war on returning solders is the subject of a new documentary, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Canadian filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin about her film, "Gene Boy Came Home," which tells the story of Eugene Benedict
Lebanon's long political crisis ended recently with the election of a new president but that didn't change things overnight and many Lebanese remain at least as loyal to their parties as they are to their country
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Egyptian-born actor Sayed Badreya, who appears in the new Adam Sandler movie "You Don't Mess With the Zohan;ï¿½ Badreya talks about what it's like to be cast as the Arab "bad guy" in Hollywood movies