Hungary’s conservative Fidesz party overhauled the central European nation’s constitution and passed laws that consolidate power. The changes may violate the Lisbon Treaty, which governs E.U. membership.
President Obama’s ten-day tour of Asia is an effort to drum up economic opportunities for American businesses and maybe more jobs at home.Working the international trade circuit has also been a hallmark of Mayor Daley’s tenure.
The city of Chicago plans to tear down a historic building at the old Michael Reese Hospital -- despite promises to save it.The main hospital building is more than 100 years old. Landmarks Illinois says the building’s one of the few examples of a prairie-style high-rise.