Shaylee Chuckulnaskit's family described her as "a loving daughter, a caring sister, a devoted friend and a wonderful part of our community. We can't imagine life without her."
Andrew Tahmooressi said he made a wrong turn and ended up across the border in Mexico with his legally registered guns, which were illegal in Mexico. He has been in a Mexican jail for seven months.
L.A.-based artist, Shizu Saldamando, talks to us about her work and the politics of depicting everyday life.
A salsa instructor talks about his experience with Japanese salsa learners.
The intersection of Asian and Latino cultures is often represented by food fusion. Maria Hinojosa talks with Hyphen Magazine's Abigail Licad about how that can be a good thing and a not-so-good thing.
Behind the model minority myth hides the story of the Southeast Asian gangs in Long Beach, Calif. We hear the story of two Cambodian-American former gang members: Father and son.
Hyphen Magazine's Abigail Licad and the University of Connecticut's Jason Oliver Chang talk about where Asian Americans and Latinos fit in a largely black-and-white race conversation.
Asian-Americans, Latinos and African-Americans are largely in favor of affirmative action. But there's still controversy about it, even within communities of color. Julia Shu reports.
Undocumented college students often feel a sense of isolation on campus, but the University of California - Davis is trying to remedy that by opening a center just for them.
Maria Hinojosa talks to Hyphen Magazine's Abigail Licad about the history of collaboration between Latinos and Asian Americans.
Marge Taniwaki and her family were sent to live in a Japanese internment camp in California. She talks about how it's affected her life since.
Philip Banks III was set to become Commissioner William Bratton's deputy. The reasons for his abrupt resignation are not clear.
This week, the Federal Reserve ended the quantitative easing program. Author John Lanchester says Anthony Trollope's 19th-century novel, The Way We Live Now, clarifies the current financial situation.
The Day of the Dead is a time when Mexicans remember loved ones with grand floral tributes. But the atmosphere is downbeat in the state of Guerrero, where 43 students are still missing.
In an interview with NPR's Melissa Block, Swift addresses what's changed since she began her career — not just for her, but for the teenaged girls that have always been her biggest supporters.
Audie Cornish checks in with Richard Parrott of the New York City costume chain Ricky's. He tells us whether his predictions on this year's most popular costumes were correct.
North Carolina forcibly sterilized thousands of people between 1929 and 1976. The state has begun compensating victims, but some who were sterilized may never receive restitution from the fund.
After a four-day visit to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, she reports progress — along with the need for continued support.
There's potentially some good news about Ebola: While cases are still rising in Sierra Leone, the outbreak shows signs of slowing in Liberia. Communities are banding together to get Ebola out.
A Florida jury found Dante Martin guilty of manslaughter for his role in the fatal hazing of drum major Robert Champion.