In the News: Sep-30
Supreme court to decide how far gun rights extend - 30 Sep 2009 at 2:43pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court revived the legal battle over gun rights in America, saying it would decide whether the constitutional right of individuals to own firearms trumped state and local laws.
U.S. economy shrinks less in second quarter - 30 Sep 2009 at 10:53am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy contracted in the second quarter at a slower pace than previously thought, while a surprise slide in manufacturing activity in the country's Midwest region in September pointed to a patchy recovery from recession.
High court to review parts of anti-terrorism law - 30 Sep 2009 at 10:13am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court will consider whether portions of a law that makes it a crime to provide "material support or resources" to designated terrorist groups are unconstitutional.
About 4,000 U.S. troops to leave Iraq in October - 30 Sep 2009 at 4:36am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will withdraw about 4,000 troops from Iraq by the end of October, the U.S. military commander in Iraq said in testimony prepared for a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
Thought for the day:
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other cause for prejudice by noon. -George Aiken