The largest immigration detention center opened. Refugees from Bhutan struggled with depression and suicide. And migrants rode The Beast. These are the stories from 2014 you may have missed.
Two generations of bachata musicians gathered to pay homage to the classic style of music from the Dominican Republic's rural north. Bruce Wallace went to a performance in New York City.
Lebanese composer and oud player Marcel Khalifé tours the US paying homage to his friend, the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish.
Leslie T. Chang spent two years interviewing workers for her book Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China Chang thinks Westerns who feel guilty about buying the electronics these Chinese workers assemble are missing the point.
M.A.K.U is a young band out of the thriving Colombian music scene across New York's East River in Queens.
The Dust-to-Digital label is at the forefront of a new school of record labels that scours the world's music bins to discover, polish and bring to light forgotten music.
The chanchona band, Los Hermanos Lovo trace their roots back to rural El Salvador, and they're all about the party.
The chanchona music is now becoming popular in the US.
A long-serving Burmese diplomat ended his career last weekend and has decided to defect to the US.
India has hundreds of languages and dialects. Audio recordings were made a century ago in an attempt to document them and they have just come to light. Bruce Wallace reports.
Bruce Wallace reports on concerts being hosted by the Turkish Embassy in DC. They commemorate a series of ground-breaking concerts organized in the 1930's by the sons of Ambassador Mehmet Ertegun. Ahmet Ertegun went on to form Atlantic Records.