Rituals surrounding death vary from place to place, and even from community to community within the smallest of towns. Bastienne Schmidt and Philippe Cheng traveled across the US to photograph the wide range of those rituals and what they can show us about the people and places that created them.
The wildcard group in the 2016 election could be young voters. Millennials now have voting power that matches boomers and many were energized by the Bernie Sanders campaign. In the waning days of the campaign, many are deciding whether to vote or not.
The population of Asian Americans grew by nearly 50 percent between 2000 and 2010. And nowhere have their numbers swelled more quickly than in Nevada. The World's Jason Margolis looks at this potential voting bloc for the November elections.
The impact of the subprime mortgage crisis and economic strain across the country has drastically increased the number of Americans living in poverty. According to the latest census data, 47 million Americans are now living below the poverty line.
Small US airports just south of the Canadian border are doing very well right now. That's because Canadians are driving to the US to take advantage of the much lower costs flights out of American airports.