In a 92 to 6 vote, the Senate yesterday approved unrestricted funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that allows continuation of the current military course of action through the end of President Bush's term and beyond.
On the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) bill, the Senate delays vote on immunity until after the July 4th recess.
More than half of American teens say they've consumed alcohol, and more than 40 percent of those children say they sometimes get their alcohol free from an adult, a new federal survey found. (Washington Post)
The chairman of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is stepping down from his day-to-day job at the company.
U.S. eases N. Korea out of isolation by lifting some sanctions (mainly symbolic) in return for nuclear cooperation.
Zimbabwe holds the second round of a presidential election in which incumbent Robert Mugabe is the only candidate. Figures.
Colombia's President Uribe calls for an early presidential vote after allegations that his 2006 re-election was illegal. (If he hadn't, there would have been a coup)
Hamas acting as reluctant moderator trying to keep other militant groups from breaking the Palestien-Israel 6 month cease fire.
India at impasse over civillian nuclear deal with U.S. which would give India access to nuclear fuel and technology, this impasse threatens to bring down the government.
Women who are depressed during pregnancy can have babies who develop more slowly than their peers, a UK study suggests. (just something I found and thought was interesting :D)
Ok so that is the run down of the top stories in the news at 1:52 am actually 1:53 now but whatever. Hope you learnt something,
Salamz (peace out!)