Alek Wek is among 60 refugees sharing personal stories on the 60th anniversary of the 1951 U.N. Refugee Convention. She says stigma should never be attached to the term "refugee," and shares her struggles, triumphs and advocacy work with host Michel Martin.
As members of Congress spar over whether to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, they might consider the efforts of other governments to manage their own debt problems. Some have been successful — some not — but all their experiences are instructive, with lessons for Washington.Take Canada.
The brutal twin attacks in Norway last week by self-proclaimed Christian crusader Anders Behring Breivik have reignited an immigration debate in what had appeared to be the most serene multicultural society in Europe. Norway's long-standing reputation as a welcoming haven for immigrants is being te
Tell Me More in will soon observe the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, an event that prompted many Americans toward faith or military service. Educator Michael Levy felt a call to service in a different way – through the Peace Corps.
The man who confessed to the twin attacks that killed more than 90 people in Norway will be arraigned in court Monday and had requested an open hearing for his first appearance so that he can explain his massacre to the public.In an extraordinary measure, however, a Norwegian judge decided Monday to