More than 82,000 young illegal immigrants have applied for a work permit under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). But the November elections could be key to what happens next.
The family dinner may be associated with lower rates of underage substance abuse, teen pregnancy, depression, and problems in school. The Family Dinner Project aims to promote and teach the tradition – from setting the table to having a family conversation – at schools and among families that may have difficulty starting a dinner tradition of their own.
Education helped Franco Majok escape from war-torn Sudan. Now his Village Help for South Sudan has built a school there – and more.
Resettlement agencies urge an overhaul of America's 30-year-old refugee policy.
The desire to save jobs has led to concessions – but there is a limit.
More colleges are offering menus made from local foods.
The Worldwatch Institute reports that a growing number of US city-dwellers are raising their own chickens, often in defiance of local ordinances.
Slashed funding and rising costs are forcing school districts to cut back, even close down.