Politics Nov 19Pew study: More Mexicans leaving U.S. than coming in
More Mexican immigrants are leaving the United States than coming in. According to a Pew research study published today, the desire to reunite with family back home — not economic or employment reasons -- has motivated Mexican immigrant men and…
Arts Nov 118 things you didn’t know about Charles Schulz and ‘Peanuts’
"Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz knew the real-life Charlie Brown, and other things that might surprise you about the popular comic strip.
World Oct 22When marriage and citizenship don’t go hand in hand
In the 1990 romantic comedy Green Card, an American girl played by Andie MacDowell marries French guy Gérard Depardieu. It’s a win-win. He gets citizenship. She gets to put “married” on an application for a fabulous Manhattan apartment that weirdly…
Arts Sep 22What skaters can teach us about U.S.-Cuba diplomacy
As the U.S. and Cuba thaw relations, Cuba Skate is connecting skaters from both countries through what they call "skateboard diplomacy."…
World Sep 03Facing corruption charges, president of Guatemala resigns
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned amid allegations of his involvement in a customs fraud scheme, a scandal that has ignited grassroots protests.
Health Aug 19Second person contracts plague after visiting Yosemite National Park
According to health department officials in California, a second visitor to Yosemite National Park has been diagnosed with what is believed to be the human plague.
World Aug 065 weapons that don’t need a human to pull the trigger
How close are we to fully automated weaponry? Are there actual killer robots out there right now, ready to fight wars? Yes and no.