The government of George Papandreou is expected to survive a no confidence vote in parliament today. If it does the new government will act on another round of privatization, tax increases and budget cuts.But the Papandreou government doesn’t look to have the confidence of its people.
The wait continues over the future of a bill that would allow a casino to be built in Chicago.Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday that he still has more studying to do before he knows where he stands on the gambling package.
President Bashar al-Assad addressed the Syrian nation today for the first time in nearly two months. In his speech, Assad acknowledged some of the protesters’ grievances and warned about the damage the three-month old uprising has had on Syria’s economy.
A wrongful conviction is a horrible cost to the person who goes to prison for a crime they did not commit. But they're also a huge burden for taxpayers. That’s according to a new report out from the Better Government Association and the Center on Wrongful Convictions.
Chicago-based United Airlines continues to recover from a massive computer failure this weekend. The system-wide computer outage lasted only five hours beginning Friday night into early Saturday morning.