The Chinese Exclusion Act was the first U.S. law to ban immigration based on nationality. It prevented Chinese laborers from entering the country. It also gave rise to fake documents. The law was repealed in 1943. But 70 years later, many are still piecing together the true identities of their ancestors.
Legendary piano maker Steinway & Songs has a new owner, hedge fund billionaire John Paulson. Throughout its history, the company built a great piano as well as a powerful brand associated with some of the greatest names in modern classical music and beyond.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is releasing its final report Tuesday on how Syria's chemical stockpile will be destroyed. The plan is a complicated process and the first step may be the hardest: getting the chemicals to the Syrian port in the middle of a civil war.
Pope Francis celebrates his 77th birthday on Tuesday. Linda Wertheimer talks to the recently elected head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, about the pope's recent statements on global economics.
Before the end of the year, the federal government will select six states where drone makers can test how to safely integrate the technology into commercial airspace. Nevada is vying for one of the spots. The FAA stamp of approval could lure big industry to high-end test sites. But smaller drone developers, who're focused on non-military applications, also see enormous opportunities.