In the News: Jan-26
Clinton names climate change envoy - 26 Jan 2009 at 1:24pm - WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday appointed a special envoy for climate change, vowing that the Obama administration would restore America's credentials and leadership in shaping environmental policy.
Obama begins reversing Bush climate policies - 26 Jan 2009 at 1:12pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama began reversing the climate policies of the Bush administration on Monday, clearing the way for new rules to force auto makers to produce more fuel-efficient and less polluting cars.
US Supreme Court says passenger can be frisked - 26 Jan 2009 at 10:32am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police officers have leeway to frisk a passenger in a car stopped for a traffic violation even if nothing indicates the passenger has committed a crime or is about to do so.
Court rules for worker over retaliation - 26 Jan 2009 at 10:20am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has ruled that workers who cooperate with internal investigations of retaliation by their employers are sheltered by federal laws prohibiting job discrimination.
4 Americans Die When Aircraft Go Down in Iraq - 26 Jan 2009 at 7:20am - Two U.S. helicopters crashed Monday in northern Iraq, killing four American troops, the U.S. military said.
Iraq prime minister expects speedier U.S. pullout - 26 Jan 2009 at 6:59am - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will withdraw forces from Iraq sooner than the three-year deadline agreed by ex-president George W. Bush, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said Monday.
Thought for the day:
Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth. -Charles A. Dana (1819 - 1897)