In the News: Sep-03
Gates: Obama plan 'only beginning' in Afghanistan - 3 Sep 2009 at 2:54pm - WASHINGTON -- Facing eroding public support for the war in Afghanistan, the Pentagon chief said Thursday that the Obama administration's effort in the eight-year-old conflict is "only now beginning."
Study finds potential way to make an AIDS vaccine - 3 Sep 2009 at 2:49pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The discovery of immune system particles that attack the AIDS virus may finally open a way to make a vaccine that could protect people against the deadly and incurable infection, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.
US seeks tighter rules on foreign farm workers - 3 Sep 2009 at 2:32pm - WASHINGTON -- The Labor Department is trying again to roll back Bush administration regulations that made it easier for farmers to hire temporary foreign farm workers.
New U.S. jobless claims fell last week - 3 Sep 2009 at 8:49am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. workers filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week, but the prior period's figure was revised up, according to a government report on Thursday that highlighted the fragility of the labor market.
Thought for the day:
When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. -Chinese Proverb