Gissela Yanez in her first day of English classes at St. Anne-St. Augustin Parish in Manchester, New Hampshire.

‘Help wanted’: Immigrants find opportunities to learn English, get jobs amid labor shortage in New Hampshire

On Course

Many new immigrants in the US have to revalidate their diplomas first if they want to continue their careers in the US. Sometimes, cost and language barriers make that process difficult. But in New Hampshire, immigrants are finding opportunities to study English and get jobs.

Men carrying white plastic bags of food from a pile of bags

COVID sparks a new ‘right to food’ movement across the globe

Human rights
A protester walks past the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.

‘The death of American exceptionalism’: Views from abroad on US Capitol attack 

Global Politics
Jeremiah Young, 11, examines his bandage covering during an appointment with Dr. Janice Bacon at the Community Health Care Center on the Tougaloo College campus in Tourgaloo, Miss., Aug. 14, 2020.

Study shows Black people twice as likely as whites to contract coronavirus


Manchester and the Terror of “Soft Targets”

Arts, Culture & Media
Some of the hundreds of bee tattoos inked at Alchemy Studio in Wigan, Greater Manchester

Why people in Manchester are getting bee tattoos


Hundreds in the UK city are getting inked to show solidarity with terror attack victims.

A girl writes a message in chalk on the pavement in central Manchester, Britain.

Suicide attacks are rare in the West — but part of a growing global trend


Although suicide bombings grab headlines in the West, they comprise only .13 percent of all attacks globally in the last decade. They are, however, part of a predictable pattern, experts say.

Manchester in the aftermath of the 1996 bomb blast.

How the Manchester community has responded to terror attacks for decades


Monday’s bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester was, sadly, not a new experience for the city, which has been the target of various bombings since the 1970s.

UK police and soldiers patrol outside the UK parliament in London. Britain remains at a 'Critical' level of terror alert following the bomb attack on Monday.

Did US media spoil the British investigation into the Manchester attack?


The British government has formally frozen all sharing of intelligence with the US relating to the Manchester bomb attack following repeated leaks of sensitive information.

A woman in London's Trafalgar Square at a vigil for the victims of an attack on concert goers in Manchester Arena.

The possible motives behind the Manchester attack


What’s ISIS trying do, with attacks like the one in Manchester, and what should the media be doing in response?