What happens to small town America when everyone moves away
In 1950, 70 percent of the world’s people lived in small towns and the countryside. Today, fewer than half do and that’s got residents of one Illinois town feeling left behind.
Is America’s youth ready to rock the vote?
Americans can’t vote before age 18 but they can register to vote at 16 in some states, as thousands did during recent protest marches organized after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 people dead.
Syrian migrant swaps finance career for life as a French chef
Banking executive Nabil Attar used to be a frequent business class flyer to Europe, but his last trip was dramatically different — he arrived aboard a packed refugee boat that barely survived its Mediterranean crossing.
What Americans won’t do for money
Giving up the right to vote is one of many things Americans would relinquish in exchange for a 10 percent pay raise, according to a new study.
Trump says the border is becoming more dangerous — here’s what the numbers say
Assessing the threat at the frontier is usually done by calculating the number of apprehensions of undocumented immigrants by US border agents. Here’s what the 2017 numbers show.
Hollywood-worthy wedding videos get their own TV channel
Every bride is the star of her special day to friends and family, but it turns out that there’s a wider audience that’s into watching the wedding videos of strangers.
Bored with your workout? Try virtual exercise
Virtual reality can make your workouts more entertaining.
Why France is trying to make its prisons more ‘civilized’
France is giving prisoners jobs and keys to their own cells in an effort to discourage inmates from committing more crimes once they serve their time.
Martin Luther King’s dream has lasting impact
How the civil rights icon’s strategy of peaceful protest was instrumental in helping pass two major laws in the 20th Century: the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
For MLK’s children and grandchild, the legacy is personal
The children of Martin Luther King, Jr. have carried on their father’s legacy but now the three living King children say it is time to pass the baton.