On our Global Activism segment we meet Frederick "F.K." Day and Leah Missbach Day of World Bicycle Relief, started after the 2005 tsunami. They've seen how bikes can bring access to healthcare, education, and jobs. World Bicycle Relief has put well over 100,000 bikes into the hands of people who need them.
Rene Luna, 55, became a quadriplegic after a car crash in 1977. Now he gets around town in a motorized wheelchair. The federal Americans with Disabilities Act as well as state laws aim to provide Luna and other people with physical disabilities equal access to businesses and public places.
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley said he's considering options to turn the former Michael Reese hospital site into a technology park.An advisory panel will recommend ways to bring tech-based industries to the site on Chicago's South Side.Daley said the project will extend beyond his mayoral term.
The developer of the Chicago Spire has lost control of the site off Lake Shore Drive.Irish developer Garrett Kelleher is the head of Shelbourne Development Group. He wanted to build a skyscraper by Santiago Calatrava that would twist into the sky.
The rescue of 33 Chilean miners last month has sparked a discussion about how we harvest, utilize and sustain our resources. Chilean economist Alfredo Sfeir Younis is president of the Zambuling Institute for Human Transformation.