Donald Trump has famously dismissed concern about climate change as a hoax and a con job. And on that point, he's well within the GOP mainstream, but a former GOP congressman says his party's all wrong on the science, economics and politics of the climate threat.
The Washington Redskins face growing demands to change their team's nickname, which many Native Americans say is offensive. The public debate is also putting pressure on other teams, like the Edmonton Eskimos, that also use native imagery.
Spanish-language radio stations aren’t new on the coasts, and they’ve gradually been cropping up in the American heartland, too. La Mega, in Cleveland, is the latest offering; one station playing the pop hits from all over Central America and the Caribbean.
Amish communities live a simple life, and mostly shun modern technology. But in Carroll County, Ohio, many Amish farms sit on top of rich gas shale beds, and most Amish there welcome fracking, and its rewards.
The Republican National Convention (and its anti-immigrant rhetoric) is just one week in the life of Cleveland. After population declines, many people in this city see immigration as key to Cleveland's success.