President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao met and showed cooperation on the the economy, climate change, energy and to varying degrees the nuclear threats of Iran and North Korea, but still showed division over economic, security and human rights issues. Speaking of important issues, when it comes to paying for a health care overhaul, Americans see just one way to go: tax the rich, according to a new Associated Press poll. The results of this poll are not surprising, but the results of this next case is something that always seems to amaze me. A team of 16 surgeons and nurses successfully concluded separating twin Bangladeshi girls who had been joined at their heads, sharing blood vessels and brain tissue. The doctors say the girls have a 50/50 chance of becoming brain damaged. I am praying for the best!
The number of children with allergies to certain foods is rising at an alarming rate according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics. Allergies to foods such as peanuts, eggs, milk and wheat -- jumped by 18 percent. Health seems to be a big issue in the news today. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has been diagnosed with cancer. Maybe doing a little more for our environment can help with all of these health issues. The United Negro College Fund announced that it will be helping HBCUs greeen their buildings after receiving a $1.8 million grant from The Kresge Foundation.
The African-American Internet Summit will be held on November 19th in Chicago at the Wyndham Hotel and plans to focus on internet marketing. Speaking of marketing, Michelle Obama promoted her mentor program in Denver on Monday. It seems like a lot of people are doing big things these days. The Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member Kandi Burrus will celebrate the grand opening of her TAGS Boutique on Thursday, November 19th, in Smyrna, GA.