The United Nations Security Council met in emergency session Tuesday to discuss the crisis in Libya. And U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had tough words for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, saying the violence against protesters is unacceptable.
But unlike in Egypt, the United States has little leverage to stop the bloodshed in Libya.
When she was a kid, Justine Siegal dreamed of playing baseball for her hometown Cleveland Indians. The idea stuck with her for about 10 years. "It wasn't until I was 15 when I knew it wasn't going to happen," she told The New York Times.
But Siegal got to live out part of that dream Monday, when she threw batting practice to the Indians at their training camp in Arizona. And her daughter, Jasmine, was there to see it all happen.
University of Colorado Regents got an earful from Boulder’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s professors and former students.
Public comments at Tuesday’s Regents meeting were as much about the school’s individual struggles as the future of journalism. Citing budget woes and the ever changing media landscape, CU initiated the discontinuance process last August. But it’s been confusing, and according to Len Ackland, co-director of the school’s Center for Environmental Journalism, anything but transparent.
In Wisconsin, Ohio and a growing number of other states, unions are fighting attempts to scale back the collective bargaining rights of public sector workers. Host Michele Norris talks to Richard Hurd, a professor of industrial and labor relations at Cornell University, about how these rights vary by state — and their impact on wages and benefits.