A fungus has already destroyed banana crops in Africa and the Middle East. Now, banana growers and harvesters are racing to keep the fungus from spreading to Latin America, which accounts for 80 percent of the fruit's worldwide exports.
It's been a historic one for supporters of gay marriage. Even just this past week, New Mexico's Supreme Court formally recognized same-sex marriage, while a federal judge overturned Utah's ban on gay unions.
As winter break nears, many parents are faced with a difficult decision: How much TV should I let my kid watch? They should be outside playing or reading a book, right? Our next guest thinks that a little TV might not be such a bad idea.
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