President Obama touched down in New Orleans today, and the Big Easy seemed to be saying, "It's about time." We hear about reconstruction, flood protection, race and political partisanship. Also violence creates chaos in the the cultural hub of Pakistan, and it's not a women's movement, but something is going on in Saudi Arabia.
Banner image: Water sprays out of a levy wall on the Industrial Canal in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 1, 2008 as water begins to seep through the levee after Hurricane Gustav slammed into the US Gulf Coast, almost exactly three years after the city was catastrophically swamped by Katrina. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images