President Obama's 2012 federal budget proposal is out and the debate over spending has begun. This comes while the 2011 budget has yet to be resolved. For the GOP it's all about cutting, so will the president's proposed budget make it through Congress?
Chevron Corp., the U.S.'s second largest oil company, is the alleged culprit, and the company may have to pay at least $8 billion to repair damages after a ruling yesterday. To tell us more about the long fight is the BBC's Irene Caselli.
On Monday, the Egyptian government called on the Foreign Ministries in the European Union to put a freeze on Mubarak's assets in their countries. But how long will it take them to figure out how much of that off-shore money rightfully belongs to Egypt?
Joining us to discuss potential budget cuts is Gus Faucher, an economist with Moody's Analytics, who says that while there is no long term fiscal gain without short term pain, the proposed cuts in discretionary spending are just a drop in the bucket.
Economist Ed Glaeser is convinced that cities make us better, and that the proof can be seen everywhere from Minneapolis to Shanghai. Glaeser is a professor at Harvard and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
The influence of successful protests in Tunisia and Egypt have spread outside of the Arab world in the Middle East. Can the government shut down the latest protests?
Tensions are on the rise between the U.S. and Pakistan because of a man named Raymond Davis. Davis is an American who has admitted to killing two Pakistani men in Lahore. To help us unravel this mystery is Aleem Maqbool, from the BBC.
The BBC's Hugh Sykes is in Cairo, reporting on the day to day changes in a country free from dictatorship.