Wind Sweeps Down The Plains; Is It Bringing Jobs?
Quentin Johnson can hear change coming in the thundering winds of his home state, Oklahoma. He's left his work in oil and placed his future on finding a job working as a wind technician. He's made his tough choice and waits to see if it will pay off for his young family.
Going Gluten-Free At Age 13
Jacob Rosenblum has celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that keeps his body from processing foods with wheat gluten. Even though he can't eat his peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on wheat bread anymore, or most cereals, his family is finding new ways to cook gluten-free and keep him healthy.
Is Sonia Sotomayor Mean?
Lawyers have raved about Sonia Sotomayor in the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, calling her brilliant, tireless and tough. She's also been called a bully. But even as a feisty — even pushy — judge, she would fit right in at the Supreme Court.
Iran Stifles Opposition Following Disputed Election
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is basking in victory following Iran's disputed election. Supporters of Ahmadinejad's rival, Mir Hossein Mousavi, fought police and shouted their opposition to an election they say was stolen.
Economic Crisis Jeopardizes Global Health
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announces Monday a $20 billion initiative to support women and children in developing countries whose health has been jeopardized by the global economic crisis. President Obama already has stepped up with a call for an increase in maternal and child health funding to half a billion dollars.
Ad Agency Finds 2-For-1 Deal In Downturn
To make it through the recession, some companies are throwing out the workplace rule book. One small New York advertising agency has opened its doors to the industry's many unemployed workers, offering them office space to look for work. And in the process, it's making use of their skills.
Obama, Berlusconi To Meet At White House
President Obama meets Monday at the White House with Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Berlusconi arrives amid a scandal that's front-page news in Italy. It centers on questions about his relationship with a teenage starlet.
A Better Life Through Home Dialysis
After several months of spending three hours a day, three times a week at the dialysis center, Christopher Moore started using a home dialysis machine. Now the 28-year-old has not only found more time to enjoy life, but has also seen his health improve.
Six Flags Seeks Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
The amusement park company says it needs to reorganize and shed $1.8 billion of debt. Six Flags operates 20 theme parks, and lures about 25 million visitors a year. It has been struglling under a mountain of debt.