Long quiet on political issues, Canadian Muslims are speaking out in a rare display of public activism to help Nazia Quazi, who has been detained in Saudi Arabia since 2007 due to a controversial family law.
From Los Angeles to New York, Chicago to Houston, hundreds of thousands of protesters in dozens of cities are marching, chanting, and in some cases engaging in civil disobedience – mostly in opposition to Arizona’s tough new law aimed at stopping illegal immigration.
Comedian Conan O'Brien performs during a stop of 'The Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour' in Vancouver, British Columbia, on April 13.
Oprah's 'No Phone Zone' movement goes nationwide. Michigan governor signs 'no-texting' law on Oprah's show.
Detroit is ideal for urban farming, with the city beginning to provide a model for the world.
10 - The Gateway Arch: Located in St. Louis, Mo., The Gateway Arch, or the Gateway to the West, is 630 ft. tall and 630 ft. wide. It was completed in 1965. Visitors can take a tram to to top for a spectacular view of the Mississippi river and southern Illinois.
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has tripled in size in 24 hours. Company officials remain confident that they can contain it before it hits land, but environmentalists are increasingly doubtful.
The L.A. Wagner festival showcases a host of modern interpretations inspired by the German composer's work.