Refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Asia are a sought-after talent pool at Eli's Cheesecake in Chicago, where they manage the complex assembly line and rise through the ranks.
Congress returns to Washington on Tuesday. One of the first business items: voting on proposed rules for the session — including folding the House's independent ethics office into a Republican-led committee.
People in Shanghai overlook the financial district in June 2016. The Shanghai city government recently released an app that produces a "public credit score" for residents. A good score can lead to discounts, but a bad score can cause problems.
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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks during a news conference at the Texas Republican Convention on May 13, 2016, in Dallas. There is a "bathroom bill" proposal in the Texas legislature that could require transgender Texans to use the restroom which corresponds to the gender on their birth certificate.