San Antonio officials were surprised when hundreds of illegal immigrants from Congo were dropped off in their city last week with hundreds more arriving soon. Who helped them get here, and why is the US admitting migrants from a country in the middle of an Ebola outbreak?
The Midwest is suffering through flooding of biblical proportions, and it may get worse. Experts worry that the Fort Peck Dam on the upper Missouri River could fail, which could devastate the country from Montana to Saint Louis.
The compromise budget proposal in Congress only gives the president $1.4 billion for a border wall, a quarter of what he requested, while sending $5.3 billion for border fencing to Israel, Jordan, and Ukraine.
China’s Chang’e 4 lunar probe has landed on the far side of the moon. We discuss the mission, the moon’s role in pagan religion, and the practice of scientists drawing on pagan religion to name objects in space and scientific missions.
Border security was tightened over the weekend at the crossing between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego. Meanwhile, Tijuana residents took to the streets to protest what the mayor of Tijuana called a “horde” of Central American migrants.