Legal Docket, Dollars and Sense, a visit with veterans
Today’s news and the Legal Docket with Mary Reichard, a profile of three cases at the Supreme Court, one about prayer, one about clothing, and one about foreign policy, plus: business reporter Warren Smith wraps up the stock market’s “earnings season” and discusses the latest unemployment report, a visit with veterans at a beloved coffee shop, and more
Typhoon Haiyan: Food and critical supplies are scarce in the storm-ravaged Philippines. Some experts say super Typhoon Haiyan is the most powerful storm ever to make landfall. Most of the victims drowned or were crushed under collapsing buildings, many of which the quake weakened due to a 7-point-2 magnitude earthquake that struck just 3 weeks ago and claimed nearly 250 lives.
Iran: An international summit to curb Iran’s nuclear program ends with no deal. Iran walked out on a deal that would ease sanctions against that country in exchange for limited concessions on its nuclear program.
Presidential aspirations: After Chris Christie’s victory in New Jersey, the governor was pelted with queries about his presidential aspirations during Sunday talk show appearances.
Obamacare: New Jersey governor Chris Christie provided his opinion on Obamacare on the Sunday talk shows, and President Obama’s apology to the American people was also discussed.
Business/economy: The Justice Department wants Bank of America to cover $864 million dollars in losses incurred by taxpayers after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac purchased thousands of high risk home loans from the bank in 2007 and 2008.
Legal Docket: Prayer, clothing, and foreign policy
TW&E legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard explains the cases before the Supreme Court, one involving the public prayer dispute in Greece, N.Y., a fair-labor standards case where the legal definition of clothing is discussed, and a nasty domestic dispute that may impact the U.S. foreign policy on Syria and chemical weapons.
Stocks continue to climb, but unemployment stays steady
WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith wraps up the stock market’s “earnings season” and discusses the latest unemployment report.
A visit with several veterans
TW&E producer Christina Darnell visits Richard’s Coffee Shop in Mooresville, N.C. It’s a favorite hangout for veterans, and the home of the Welcome Home Veterans Living History Museum.