U.S. law enforcement agencies seek to enlist victims to battle human trafficking, but a special "T visa" program designed to gain their cooperation isn't being used nearly as often as it could be, leaving thousands more men, women and children at risk. Full story
So-called "Latino Residential Brothels," an insidious form of prostitution that has been creeping into the country for several decades, adopt sophisticated camouflage to elude U.S. authorities. Full story
Huge regions enforce the Trafficking Victims Protection Act poorly, if at all.
Since first appearing in the U.S. in 1989, "Latino Residential Brothels" have reached at least 25 states.
When a rocket blast struck him in southern Afghanistan nearly two weeks ago, cleaving a nine-inch gash in the back of his neck, Marine Corporal Michael Hall began a journey that has become a signature route home for thousands of American service-members.
The 12 nuns taken from a predominantly Christian village near the Syrian capital Damascus are in daily contact with their colleagues, the mother superior of a nearby convent told NBC News on Wednesday.
While the politics of the healthcare law and immigration debate play out this week, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., are quietly working out the details of a possible two-year long budget agreement.