The immigration bill making its way through the Senate would put an end to the so-called 'Green Card Lottery.' The World's Jason Margolis explains why the proposed change has sparked anger among African immigrants living in the US.
President Obama is falling short on his pledge to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of September. But some Syrians have already been granted visas and are living here, not as refugees, but as visiting professors.
Monday is the anniversary of the 1864 massacre of the Circassians. Their descendants are scattered around the world, including in northern New Jersey. Now they are pushing to go back to their cultural home. Can you name it?
Jordan Farmar, who led the UCLA Bruins to a NCAA Final Four and who helped deliver a championship to the Los Angeles Lakers, has taken his talents to Israel, where he's playing for Maccabi Tel Avi while the NBA lockout continues.
Gasoline is being rationed in parts of New Jersey and New York as the area copes with the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy and this week's Nor'easter. Japan had to resort to similar measures in the aftermath of last year's earthquake and tsunami.