What can the U.N. do about global poverty and other ills? President Obama addresses the U.N.'s anti-poverty summit today and the U.N. General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative Thursday. A UN observer joins Midday to discuss the role of the UN in addressing global crises like war and poverty.11:00 a.m.
Richard Stoll: Professor of political science and international relations, Rice University in Houston, Texas
Gubernatorial candidates spar over budget in St. Cloud debate The three major party candidates for governor in Minnesota --Republican Tom Emmer, Democrat Mark Dayton, and Independence Party candidate Tom Horner-- focused on the state budget in a debate sponsored by the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce.12:00 p.m.