A GOP site selection team announced Wednesday that Tampa, Fla., is the pick for the 2012 Republican convention. While many cities benefit from hosting a convention, some have found pitfalls.
Wal-Mart is planning to donate $2 billion over the next five years to US food banks, more than doubling its annual rate of giving.
After new Arizona immigration law, the Web lends weight to city councils' calls for boycotts of Arizona, and cities within the state may have legitimate beefs, say legal experts.
Singer Linda Ronstadt has joined a group filing a suit against the Arizona law on immigration. She is one of several entertainers who have voiced their opposition to the new state law.
Colombian singer Shakira met with Phoenix mayor and police chief on Thursday. Said Arizona immigration law "goes against all human dignity, against the principles of most Americans I know."
Three legal challenges to the Arizona immigration law have already been filed in federal court in Arizona, asking judges to block implementation of the statute and declare it unconstitutional.
Across the political, geographic, and ideological spectrum, Mexicans say they are against the new Arizona immigration law. Some will boycott Arizona. But others worry about loss of income from Mexicans sending home money from jobs in the US.
Mexico boycotts in response to the Arizona immigration law may put a dent in trade with Arizona's No. 1 partner.