The Obama administration will reportedly stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives. Journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Vargas calls the decision bold and historic.
When Kenyan Sammy Wanjiru won the 2008 Olympic Marathon in Beijing, sportswriter Amby Burfoot called it the greatest marathon ever run. But Wanjiru’s alcohol abuse brought his career, and life, to an early end.
A recent poll from the New York Times and CBS showed that only 44 percent of Americans approve of the court’s performance. And a series of editorials in the Boston Globe posits that the activism of many of the justices has something to do with it.
Greece holds another general election Sunday, after last month’s election failed to produce a government.
President Obama delivers the commencement address this weekend at Morehouse College, the all-male historically black college. The school’s president discusses recent controversies and challenges.1 Comment | more »
Failures in mental health care mean that often the only way to get help for a loved one is to call the police. We speak with a journalist about the tragic consequences for her family.19 Comments | more »