A court ruling in the Dominican Republic retroactively revokes citizenship for thousands of people of Haitian descent living in the country. The issue has been building for years, and the responses that have appeared in op-ed pieces across the U.S. tell a complicated history — and offer some dire warnings of what could be ahead.
If confirmed, the Montana Democrat would succeed Ambassador Gary Locke. Baucus had already announced he would not seek re-election next year. An early departure gives Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a fellow Democrat, the chance to appoint another member of their party to serve out the term.
The Chesapeake Bay once supplied most of the nation's oysters, but overharvesting and disease nearly wiped them out. Now, major public-private efforts to reestablish the oyster as a quality local food product appear to be working. And chefs say the results are creamier and sweeter than oysters from other waters.