Turns out, Juan Rodriguez was the first non-Indian immigrant to settle in Manhattan. But he wasn't Dutch or English. Rather, he was from what is now the Dominican Republic. Reporter Von Diaz gets the back story on this little-known historical character.
A group of high school students in Boston, immigrants, will become published authors this month. Their essays, reflections on what the American Dream means to them, will be published. The students come from all corners of the world.
Adventure tourists aren't looking for high thread count or luxury amenities when they pick where to go. Rather, they're looking for extremes. A New York man is trying to tap into that culture with an extreme bike ride across Haiti, which he hopes will promote tourism and raise awareness of the impoverished country.