Last summer, immigration rights activists in Los Angeles gathered for a rally calling on the government to act on immigration overhaul legislation. Strong Latino support helped President Obama win in 2008, but his support among those voters is slipping.
Members of the Women in Peacebuilding Network, started by Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee, sing as part of their daily activism for peace Monday, the eve of presidential elections in Monrovia, Liberia. Africa's first democratically elected female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shares the Nobel Prize with Gbowee and a Tunisian peace activist, is seeking re-election.
Paula Deen is the host of the Food Network's Paula's Home Cooking and Paula's Best Dishes. She tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that while her recipes are known for their bacon and butter, she and her family don't indulge in them every day.