Wednesday, October 28, 2009

In the News: Oct-28

Wordle: In the News: Oct-28

House Democrats prepare to unveil health bill - 28 Oct 2009 at 1:56pm - House Democrats have all but finalized a sweeping health care bill that would reshape the medical system, requiring nearly everyone to purchase coverage and creating a new government insurance plan for the middle class.

New home sales drop, durable goods orders up - 28 Oct 2009 at 2:03pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. homes unexpectedly tumbled in September, their first drop in six months, underscoring the hazards to an economic recovery even as businesses appeared to be stepping up investment.

Military suicides rise in 2008 - 28 Oct 2009 at 8:49am - More Canadian soldiers killed themselves in 2008 than the year before, but the overall suicide rate has remained steady throughout the war in Afghanistan, says a military study.

Thought for the day:
Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature. -Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930)