As undocumented immigrant parents of US-born children await a Supreme Court decision that could shape their future, some deportees are trying to offer emotional support and legal advice to already affected families.
In January, Portland, Maine, workers' pay jumped to $10.10 an hour, with the rest of Maine still at $7.50. US cities and states are raising their minimum wages as high as $15 an hour – creating a national experiment in how labor markets operate.
With wood paneling and steak dinners, Veterans of Foreign Wars posts can seem part of a bygone era. But by turning to art nights and yoga, one revitalized itself – and showed how to serve a new generation of veterans.
Once in groups ranging from US white supremacists to Irish nationalists to European Islamists, these ex-extremists have formed a network to support each other as they try to help people avoid the errors they made.
After the emergence of a report detailing a growing number of hate groups and extremist organizations in the US, sociologists and former extremists say understanding and compassion are critical to combating that rise.