We hear a lot about the greying of America, but much less about the rising number of aging immigrants in the US. That is a major demographic trend, particularly in places like New York City. For many elderly immigrants, especially Koreans, it can be a challenge to find — and maintain — a community.
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?
Last week New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced he would defy a federal ban on sports gambling. He intends to allow bets to be places on sporting events at casinos and other gambling areas. Many feel sports gambling should be legalized and that it would generate revenue for the government.
With hundreds of years of experience behind them, the Netherlands are still pioneering ways to protect its communities from flooding. And as climate change makes flooding more of a global concern, other countries are paying attention to Dutch innovations.