A few of today’s headlines:
General Motors’ new chief executive Fritz Henderson said Tuesday that more of the automaker’s plants could close and bankruptcy is “more probable” as GM works to meet new, tougher requirements for government aid. CBS
Tensions over how to handle the global economic crisis erupted before the G20 summit even began with French President Nicolas Sarkozy threatening today to walk out of the meeting if the countries do not agree to stronger international financial regulations. See ABC News for more.
Barely two months after a huge recall of peanut-related products, federal officials said yesterday that a California processor would recall about one million pounds of pistachio products because of concerns about salmonella contamination. NY Times