In the News: May-28
U.S. durable goods orders rise, jobless claims ease - 28 May 2009 at 9:43am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods saw their biggest gain in 16 months in April and fewer workers filed for new jobless benefits last week, according to official data on Thursday that suggested the deep recession was abating.
Report: Iraq prisoner abuse photos depict torture, rape - 28 May 2009 at 8:26am - A former U.S. general said graphic images of rape and torture are among the photos of Iraqi prisoner abuse that President Obama's ...
As Obama meets Abbas, Israel defends settlements - 28 May 2009 at 8:00am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel rebuffed a strong plea on Thursday from its close ally the United States to stop all building in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Obama orders review of government classification - 28 May 2009 at 3:14am - WASHINGTON -- Expanding his drive to open government, President Barack Obama is ordering two studies of whether the government is classifying too much information and using too many different ways to keep it from public view.
Thought for the day:
If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. -Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)