Tue, Jul 2, 2013 6:30 PM EDT 0:53
Peru has abundant natural gas reserves, but President Ollanta Humala's $11.5 billion plan to use them to transform the country's underdeveloped south is facing mounting hurdles. Animal rights groups sued the Agriculture Department, seeking to block the inspections and thwart the two plants now approved for horse slaughter in Iowa and New Mexico. San Francisco Bay area commuters are enduring another tough morning commute because of a transit strike. Hundreds of thousands of commuters who rely on Bay Area Rapid Transit ? the nation's fifth largest rail system ? had to find alternate routes to work.