It's been more than 500 days since what has been described as the worst single atrocity ever committed against journalists. The trials of the men accused of murdering 34 journalists and another two dozen lawyers and motorists in the Philippines are moving at a glacial pace, and the victims' relatives are angry. The case raises weighty issues of justice, governance and human rights for the Philippines — and the administration of the recently elected president, Benigno Aquino III.
Robert Siegel talks with Melanie Delhome, a resident of Tunica, Miss. She's been staying in a shelter for almost two weeks since the Mississippi River started rising there. Her home is almost completely submerged.
Colorado Congressman Jared Polis (D-Boulder) opens the Startup America round table at the University of Colorado law school.
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Boulder is one of eight cities in the United States to host a White House road show that aims to promote entrepreneurship and business start-ups. At a roundtable event on the CU campus Monday, Obama Administration officials heard more frustration than optimism from several local-start up firms.