Though some may blame political unrest for climbing oil prices, other economic forces are also at play.
The plant has leaked some low levels of radiation, but a breach could mean a much larger release of contaminants.
Joseph Maraachli is making progress after an operation earlier this week in St. Louis. Maraachli, born in January 2010, has a fatal neurological condition. Doctors inserted a breathing tube that could extend his life as much as six months.
Helen Anthony has a dedication to research that separates her from other candidates in the Fifth Ward race.