Immigration activists hold a banner Tuesday while protesting in Portland. Activists asked the city to stop buying bonds from Wells Fargo, a major investor in a group that operates multiple immigration detention centers. The protest was part of a nationwide campaign to convince investors to divest from prison companies.
The holiest plant of the Christmas season may be a raggedy shrub with peeling bark that seems to grow best in a dusty backyard in Tempe, Ariz. This is Boswellia sacra, better known as the frankincense tree. The shrub’s gum resin is one of the three biblical gifts that the wise men bestowed on the infant Jesus. Until recently, Americans who wished to cultivate their… ... more