Monday October 17, 2011 Happening Now

Sad news from the world of racing. 33-year-old Dan Wheldon died in a fiery crash at the Indianapolis 500.

President Obama hits the road for a 3 day bus trip (campaign tour?) through Virginia and North Carolina.

Developing story out of Afghanistan. New reports the U.S. is sending a mini-surge into Waziristan.. near Pakistan as U.S. troops report being fired upon from *inside* Pakistan.

Iran is making veiled threats against the U.S.

It’s the 1 month birthday of the “occupy wall street” protests. The protests are spreading. 1 protest in Rome turned ugly over the weekend.

A wave of strikes hitting Greece over austerity measures as the Europeans gather to try to solve the financial crisis.

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.