Lisa Lucero, an anthropology professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and an expert on Mayan civilization, discussed her findings with The World's host Marco Werman.
In the new book, "Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era" authors Tim Elfrink and Gus Garcia-Roberts dive into a world of anti-aging clinics, a bond between superstars and a medical school dropout, and a covert police force run by Major League Baseball.
Like their neighbors in Mexico, many Central Americans head to the United States for better opportunities. They come from impoverished towns, some rife with gang violence and high crime rates. But on their journey north, hundreds of these migrants become targets for gangs, organized crime and even police.
Nevada's unemployment rate peaked during the Great Recession at 14 percent. A lot of people looking for work were immigrants: the maids, line cooks, and blackjack dealers who keep the Nevada tourism industry afloat. Now with the Nevada economy picking up, many of those workers want more job security and better pay. They want to be in a union. But it’s not coming easy for some.
Archaeologists are up in arms after learning that an ancient Mayan pyramid has been destroyed in the Central America.
McAfee is wanted for questioning in connection with the apparent murder of his next-door neighbor on Sunday. From his hide-out, the British-born millionaire fugitive today contacted Josh Davis, a journalist with Wired, to again protest his innocence.
Migratory birds, like the endangered whooping crane, are struggling because their typical wintering grounds are gripped by a drought that's reduced their habitat and food supplies. But favorable conditions elsewhere may help them survive in places like Nebraska.
James Lovell grew up in Belize and heard Garifuna spoken by his parents and grandparents. He didn't really want to speak the language until he heard music of a local musician. Now, James Lovell wants to spread the language of Garifuna through song.