The "melting pot" has been glorified, vilified, and dismissed as obsolete. But both census data and the stories of millions of individual immigrants indicate that the not-always-easy process of assimilation is alive and well.
Get out of the house and take a "Jane Jacobs Walk" in honor of the legendary urban planner who promoted experiencing the living city and built environment on foot in order to save neighborhoods.
Free AT&T cellphone minutes and a 2-liter Pepsi Max are two of our deals of the week.
Ukraine recently agreed to extend Russia's naval base lease for its Black Sea Fleet until 2042. One visit to Sevastopol, the port in Ukraine where the fleet is based, and it's immediately clear why Russia would be loathe to ever give up the base.
John A. Boyd feels his rehabilitation makes him a model of hope for those struggling as he did.
Vivian Cherry is nearly 90, but her career is blooming with the publication of her first book.