Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Egypt today in the largest demonstration yet. Estimates fluctuate between one and two million people. Though the exact number is uncertain, the demand for President Hosni Mubarak to leave office is clear.
A new report ranks Illinois fifth in the nation for having the largest combined pension and debt burdens per capita. The Moody's Investors Service report attempts to hone in on how pension liabilities will affect credit ratings.
Sara Lee reportedly will split up its business instead of selling the whole company. The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times say Sara Lee is heading for a breakup after deciding that buyout bids came in too low.
It was no surprise that President Obama’s State of the Union speech focused on domestic issues and the economy. He did get to foreign policy close to the end of the hour, however the issues he failed to mention happen to be some of our thorniest.