Cushing, Okla., is known to some as the pipeline intersection for the world. It's there where President Barack Obama traveled on Thursday to pledge his support for building the southern half of the Keystone XL pipeline, to get oil from Cushing to the Texas Gulf Coast refineries.
Massachusetts becomes the latest state to tell undocumented immigrants meeting certain criteria that they will be eligible for in-state tuition under the same guidelines as documented Massachusetts residents.
When you think of flowers, you might think of Holland. But the owners of an Oberlin, Ohio, greenhouse are working with the Dutch — as well as flower growers from 12 other countries — to master the art of growing the perfect orchid.
The state of Ohio has several Congressional races that are up for grabs. The economy is the issue number one there. Even the issue of global climate change comes down to employment. The World's Jason Margolis explains from Wellston, Ohio.
When it comes to risk of corruption, not all states are created equal. A new 50-state investigation found that no state does exceptionally well when it comes to having laws and practices that discourage corruption. And some states do extremely poorly.