Barack Obama's election campaign fund has decided to re-pay donations from relatives of a fugitive, Juan Jose Rojas-Cardona. The family has also sought a pardon for Rojas-Cardona, who fled to Mexico in 1994 to escape a variety of fraud and drug charges.
In nearly 40 years, tower racing has gone from a nice idea to a sport that draws thousands of people. But, perhaps, could it be a ticket to the best, safest form of exercise in an increasingly urban environment.
Occupy Wall Street reminds some observers of the protests in Tahrir Square -- especially people with roots in Egypt and the Middle East. Reporter Assia Boundaoui gets the view from a few of them on the periphery of New York's Zucchotti Park.