The World Series starts Tuesday night featuring a matchup between two teams with long championship droughts. The American League champion Kansas City Royals will take on the pennant winners from the National League, the New York Mets. The Mets have to compete with the Yankees, and the Royals have fans on both sides of a state line.
Farmers and ranchers across the country expected to start 2013 with a new farm bill, the legislation setting agricultural policy for the next five years. But the new farm bill got scrapped after more than a year of work when Congress passed the "fiscal cliff" deal.