Politics & Society

The question of whether students at Catholic high schools should be cut off from programs that benefit other students is being debated in Vermont and across the nation. (Images: iStock, Wikimedia Commons; Composite: America)
While the vast majority of Vermont students are eligible for the vouchers, which pay the full cost of up to two college classes, students who attend religious and other private schools are not.

Think you’re not a poetry person? Let Elizabeth Acevedo change your mind.

March 02, 2018
Activists and DACA recipients are seen in New York City Feb. 15. (CNS photo/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters)
The Irish and the Mexicans, the Indians and the Cubans, the Chinese and the Dominicans: Today, we celebrate their achievements.
Michael J. DowlingMarch 15, 2018
President Donald Trump reviews border wall prototypes on March 13 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
As Trump touts border wall in California, skeptics say it misses the point.
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 14, 2018
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrest a man in San Clemente, Calif., May 11, 2017 (CNS photo/Lucy Nicholson, Reuters).
“There has been fear for years, but with the new administration, it is more severe.”
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 13, 2018