Our photo shows a damaged house in the months following Hurricane Katrina. This storm was one of the biggest natural disasters in American history when it hit New Orleans on 29 August 2005. Eight years after the hurricane, how is the city doing?
Immigration reform is the one big area where US politicians can find common ground. Around 11 million people live in the United States illegally. Others, such as those in our picture, are looking for a way in. A guest worker program might be the answer.
Four years after his first inauguration, Barack Obama has just been sworn in for a second term. Lots of challenges remain. Will the president be remembered as a superhero or a mortal man? What will the man with the carrots think of him in 2017?