Mississippi

Business, Economics and Jobs

Get ready for higher prices: Drought makes it tough for Mississippi River shipping

The persistent drought across much of the United States has another casualty, the water in the Mississippi River. One of America's primary ways for shipping commodities to markets around the world, the low water levels means smaller barges, closed stretches of the river and, eventually, higher prices for all of us.

Global Politics

Spitzer scandal

Faith and Fair Game news analyst Brian Donovan examine the prostitution scandal surrounding New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. Hey, at least he remembered to wear his flag pin.