President Obama and congressional leaders met Tuesday in hopes of reaching a bipartisan agreement on the debt limit. This marks the group’s third meeting in as many days; there’s been little movement along party lines.
Today, in another segment of our occasional Food Mondays series we revisit the long and sordid story of the banana.In 2007, Chiquita Brands International paid a criminal fine of $25 million to the U.S.
South Sudan became the world’s newest nation last Saturday. It’s taken nearly 50 years. Some two million people died in the struggle that led to Saturday’s festivities. Chicagoan Kenneth Elisapana joined in the celebration from Chicago.