Trader Joe’s signed a Fair Food agreement with Coalition of Immokalee Workers that increased the price the company pays per pound of tomatoes.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu defended the Energy Department’s loan guarantee program, after a independent review outlined possible improvements to the program’s oversight. The White House is pointing out that the review showed the total program portfolio has less risk than previously thought.
The new Maldives government faces an investigation by the Commonwealth of Nations, an organization of countries once under British rule. Former President Mohamed Nasheed says the new government forced him from office at gunpoint.