In a profile of Angela Merkel, The Christian Science Monitor paints a picture of Germany’s chancellor as the “most powerful woman in the world” and an “atypical politician” — a woman always striving to better herself, and learning from her failures. The CSM profiles Merkel as a cautious go-getter, a determined leader most concerned about the health of Germany as the E.U. continues to face a debt crisis.
Funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP, has been cut by almost $40 billion. It provides food stamps for the poorest people in the U.S., including many unemployed parents with children. NPR and USA Today share different viewpoints on this change in policy.
Do states really need to make laws in order for citizens to be moral? Price-gouging in Colorado after a disastrous flood seems like bad karma.