important topics for October 21, 2014
- Global Financial Crisis
- The financial crisis began in 2007 when the U.S. housing bubble burst as a result of predatory lending and lax business regulations. In addition, many other countries at the time were having financial difficulties, causing markets to crash worldwide.
- World Health Organization
- It was established on 7 April 1948, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Since then, it's played a major role in the eradication of smallpox, yaws, onchocerciasis, SARS and many other infectious diseases.
- Barack Obama
- Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States and the first African American to hold the office. He served as a U.S. Senator representing the state of Illinois from January 2005 to November 2008, when he won the 2008 presidential election. Obama was born in Hawaii,... << read more >>