First day of new border rules goes smoothly

On the first day for new identification procedures at the Vermont-Quebec border, traffic flowed smoothly. Customs officials said almost everyone entering the United States on Thursday had the proper documents to prove who they were.

Two cultures, one family

We talk with memoirist Jaed Coffin and Saint Michael’s College English professor Lorrie Smith about how people understand their own cultural identities when their families comprise diverse backgrounds. Also, new rules for crossing the Canadian border go into effect on Thursday, and we learn the secrets of building igloos.