February 5, 2013 Life in Puerto Rico is tougher than ever. The U.S. territory — popularly known as "the island of enchantment" — faces a decaying economy and escalating violent crime rate. Many residents are leaving the island in record numbers and embracing the mainland as home.
February 5, 2013 Folk musician Woody Guthrie wrote thousands of songs in his lifetime — but as far as anyone knows, he only wrote one novel. Recently discovered, House of Earth is the story of struggling young sharecroppers who dream of creating a safe haven amid the dust storms and economic depression of the 1930s.
February 5, 2013 Shirley Chambers' first child was murdered about 18 years ago. A few years later, her daughter and son were shot to death. And her remaining son was buried on Monday. Chambers says "We've all got to work together" to stop the violence, but she's not sure new gun restrictions or more police on the streets will make a difference.
February 4, 2013 Debt-burdened Greece's fragile political stability is under attack. On the left, anti-government groups have bombed a series of Greek government offices, banks and other symbols of the establishment. Meanwhile, violent attacks by supporters of a neo-Nazi and anti-immigrant party are also on the rise.