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"Beyond Borders is the latest event in the 'Going There' series San Diego, California, the conversation was about the unique challenges of life in a border city and the meaning of national borders.

Marjean Perhot, director of immigration and refugee services at Catholic Charities in Boston talks about the future of Haitians living in the U.S. since the devastating 2010 earthquake.

Reverend William Barber II, President of the North Carolina NAACP talks about his perspective on what President Trump's executive order on religious freedom means for communities of faith in the U.S.

In Missouri, a nonprofit group affiliated with Gov. Eric Greitens published the personal phone number of a lawmaker who criticized the governor's policies.

"It all just looks really bad," said anti-corruption expert Stuart Gilman. "It looks like Trump is trying to simply protect his properties."

Dozens of states and cities require businesses to offer paid sick leave. But some employers are looking for ways to pre-empt those requirements, including at the federal level.

The loss of jobs has stung as the coal industry has declined. Renewable power — especially solar — is now where the jobs are. Solar jobs outnumber those in coal, but coal jobs pay more.

Only a tiny fraction of federal prosecutions are thrown out because a judge finds evidence of government misconduct. Pharmacist Reddy Annappareddy's is one of them.

Bears Ears in Utah is on land considered sacred to Native Americans. But some local residents say the 1.35-million-acre national monument is being pushed by extreme out-of-state environmentalists.

The French presidential candidate has always gone against convention, his biographer notes. He married his high school drama teacher and entered the political fray as a little-known outsider.

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