Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.
Even as the debt crisis continues to grow in Europe, the debate there has shifted. At a conference in Berlin Monday, the leaders of France and Germany said that boosting growth in the European economy is a priority, and that growth is crucial to resolve the debt crisis that has thrown the Euro’s future into doubt.
But the debate on how to achieve that growth echoes the political debate in the U.S. — Germany insists on severe austerity measures in failing economies like Greece, while some economists and policy makers say spending is needed to grow the economy.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.