President Obama listens to questions at a town-hall-style meeting in Decorah, Iowa, on Monday. The president took a three-day bus tour through the Midwest to talk about the economy.
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Judith Ursitti is a Massachusetts mother of two children with autism spectrum disorders. Her son, Jack, 7, has severe autism, while her daughter, Amy (not pictured), who is 11, has Asperger's.
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on August 11, 2011. US stocks made another dramatic comeback after a stunning fall on Thursday, in another day of extreme volatility in markets around the world.
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