This Is America looks at major issues in American life and society, and explores popular places across the United States.
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Pressure on Markets as World Worries About Chinese Economy
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Food writer Anastacia Marx de Salcedo says many processed foods have resulted from the work of a U.S. military laboratory somewhere. She says the military’s interest in food science increase during World War Two, when it sent meals to 1.6 million troops worldwide.
A new study by the Pew Research Center says Asians will be the top immigrant group in the year 2065. Fifty years from now, there will be more Asian than Hispanic immigrants in the United States. And, they say, no race or ethnic group will have a majority in the country.
Mississippi is the nation’s poorest state, says the US Census Bureau. Most people earn around $39,680 a year. Maryland ranks as the richest state, where most people earn around $73,971 a year. In addition to Mississippi, the three poorest states include West Virginia and Arkansas.
An American journalist adopted a young Chinese girl 18 years ago. Now the girl returns to China to learn about identity and to teach others about abandoned children throughout the country.
Pope Francis visited Washington DC and was the first pope to speak at a joint session of the Congress. His audience included climate change activists and religious leaders who heard his call to action on the environment as well as social and economic justice.
Congressman John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, resigned Friday, September 25. Boehner cited turmoil in the Republican Party as a reason why he is leaving Congress.
Many people came to see Pope Francis near the White House on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 in Washington D.C. Several shared their opinions with us.
The Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles has performed in southern California and the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. The group is open to young musicians between the ages of 10 and 25, but all members must have a “basic understanding” of their instrument.
Governor John Kasich of Ohio is said to be one of the more calm candidates in the crowd of Republican candidates. Research shows that voters are influenced by flashy candidates.
The United States is one of about 30 countries in the world that gives automatic citizenship to babies born within its borders. The Republicans running for president have brought the issue up for debate in America. Some want to end the birthright citizenship for all babies born in the U.S.
The Museum Club is an iconic business along the historic U.S. Route 66. The famous 'honky-tonk' appeals to local university students Wednesday night when they can get in for free. Honky-tonks are known for wild crowds and loud country-western music and dancing. The Museum Club is no exception.
A small-town government official in Kentucky is at the center of a dispute about religious freedom and civil rights. Kim Davis went to jail last week because she refused to give marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Supporters cheer her faith.
But Labor Day started with a struggle. On May 1, 1889, workers demonstrated on the streets of Paris. International Labor Day was born. Most industrialized countries in the world -- except the U.S. and Canada -- celebrate Labor Day on the first of May.
Hillary Clinton remains the leading candidate among likely Democratic Party voters. But the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll says more Americans are viewing her unfavorably. The Republican-led inquiry into Clinton's use of private email server continues and others are waiting for Biden.
A new report says marijuana use among American college students is increasing. In fact, daily marijuana use was more popular than cigarette smoking last year. A series of studies found that marijuana use among college students is at its highest rate since 1980.
Immigration continues to top the list of subjects being debated in the Republicans’ race for the White House. Billionaire businessman Donald Trump is gaining attention, and popularity, by making comments about immigration. New numbers show Mr. Trump pulling far ahead of former front-runner Jeb Bush.
The proverb "one man's trash is another man's treasure" has special meaning for Jaz Malone. Jaz works at a dump, or waste disposal site. She rescues things from the trash and recycles, or finds a new use for them.
Both New York City and London like to be called the "financial capital of the world" and the "fashion capital of the world." But do you know what U.S. city is the "cowboy capital of the world?" Or the "watermelon capital of the world?" Learn about a few small-town "capitals of the world" in America.
The three award winners received the prize for their work in human DNA repair. Their work has provided knowledge on how living cells are used in developing new cancer treatments. More
Ukrainian artist Dariya Marchenko has created a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin with 5,000 bullet cartridges. The bullets came from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. More
The ship may have sunk during a hurricane last week near the Bahamas. There were 33 people on it -- five Poles and 28 Americans. Federal investigators hope to find the data recorder from the ship. | As It Is More
Russia says four of its ships in the Caspian Sea launched rockets at terrorist targets, not opponents of President Bashar al-Assad. | As It Is More
Nations are reacting to the Asia-Pacific free trade agreement reached by the United States and 11 nations in the area. The agreement has taken years to negotiate. President Obama has voiced strong support for the measure while U.S. lawmakers have reacted cautiously to the complex agreement. More
Many people around the world suffer from dust-related allergies. People with allergies have trouble breathing or suffer from tightness in the chest and shortness of breath. Now, scientists in Poland say they have successfully tested cloth that the microscopic creatures cannot pass through. More
A new study suggests that selling only cigarettes with very low nicotine levels may actually help people stop smoking. Researchers studied more than 800 smokers. However, cigarette replacements, like e-cigarettes, have not reduced nicotine addiction or tobacco use. More
Do you have an enemy? Hopefully, you don’t. An enemy is someone who hates you and you hate them back. An enemy threatens you, attacks you or tries to harm you. In some languages, there are different words for a personal enemy versus an enemy of war, political enemy or enemy of the state. More
When we want to compare things we use comparative and superlative forms. Find out some of rules and exceptions of these important forms in Everyday Grammar for this week. More
Hollywood's latest space operation gone wrong movie stars Matt Damon as an astronaut mistakenly left on Mars. The film is a hit with movie critics. But what do science critics think? More
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