Caitlin Alifirenka of Pennsylvania and Martin Ganda of Zimbabwe became best friends – and better people – through their exchange.
President Obama meets with Senate Democrats Wednesday, hoping to get them to go along with his plans to overhaul immigration and gun control laws. But Democrats in conservative districts are wavering. And liberals in the party want Obama to hold the line on pressure to cut social spending programs like Medicare.
Meanwhile, the Republican Party is scrambling to find a rallying cry after losing big in November’s elections, as some Tea Party members are pushing back against a Karl Rove-led effort to back mainstream Republicans running for office.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.