President Obama has begun to try to sell the American public on his controversial executive action on immigration. He started Friday, with a visit to Del Sol High School in Las Vegas.
NPR’s Scott Simon explains the controversy London Mayor Boris Johnson waded into recently. He’s a U.S. citizen, and the Internal Revenue Service says he owes them taxes.
President Obama used executive action this week to reshape the country’s immigration system. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Karthick Ramakrishnan of the University of California about the new policies.
A grand jury decision on whether Officer Darren Wilson will face charges for killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., may be near. The grand jury met behind closed doors on Friday.
Sarah Obama, 94, received an award from the United Nations on Wednesday, and hopes to raise money during the trip to build a school and hospital in her home village.
Madagascar reports hundreds of plague cases each year. Health officials are concerned that this year’s outbreak could grow rapidly now that it has reached a densely-populated city.
Monday night’s game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets is being played in Michigan, and tickets are being given away at no charge. Some Bills players began their trips on snowmobiles.
The final report by the House Intelligence Committee concludes the CIA “ensured sufficient security for CIA facilities in Benghazi and … bravely assisted the State Department” on Sept. 11, 2012.
Diplomats are meeting in Vienna ahead of Monday’s deadline to reach an accord on Iran’s nuclear program. NPR’s Peter Kenyon notes that there is speculation over who is offering a last-minute proposal.
The actions do make it easier for people with work visas to move between jobs. But they don’t address something employers have long pushed for: an increase in visas for low- and high-skilled workers.
President Obama announced an executive action on immigration this week. For an in-depth look at the issue, author Gustavo Arellano recommends two nonfiction collections about Mexican immigrants.
Electric bicycles have been popular in Europe for some time. But recently there has been a surge in U.S. sales amid changing perceptions that e-bikes aren’t just for the elderly.
Staff members at a clinic in Sierra Leone were told to minimize treatments and expect few survivors. But they refused to follow that plan and came up with a safe way to boost the survival rate.
The 10-5 vote in the Republican-controlled panel was along party lines. The outcome is significant because Texas with it 5 million students has a large impact on the national textbook market.
Touting the use of renewable energy, the Bath Bus Company says the Bio-Bus runs cleaner than a bus powered by a traditional diesel engine.