Pro-democracy activists took to the streets in Hong Kong after Chinese officials announced a plan to pre-screen candidates for Hong Kong's next chief executive. Author Wen Huang joins us to tell us why he thinks it's a sign that democracy is eroding in Hong Kong.
According to the National Weather service, temperatures reached the 80s in the Chicago region today, breaking yet another weather record.Today's weather has broken a record set back in 1921, making today the seventh consecutive day Chicago has either broken or tied a record for warm temperatures."
Illinois' two U.S. senators see the growing Occupy Wall Street movement in very different ways. Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk criticized the Occupy Wall Street movement, including the Chicago branch.He said it seems like a political and pharmacological event."