A prisoner swap took place between Israel and Hezbollah, where Hezbollah returned the bodies of 2 captured soldiers in return for the release of high profile Hezbollah prisoners.
Gore challenges the America to stop using fossil fuels by 2018, having 100% of electricity through renewable sources.
Sen. Obama raised $52 million in the month of June compared to Sen. McCain's $22 million, McCain has more cash on hand $96 million compared to Obama, $94 million, due to the Republican Party.
Starbucks is to close 600 of it's stores due to losing competition with Jamba Juice. (p.s. I tried Starbucks's new "smoothie" the orange, mango and banana and I almost threw up.)
The DNC (democratic national committee) is kicking off more than 1000 meetings to hear from voters across the country to come up with the party platform: What should Democrats stand for - and against?
U.S. obesity epidemic grows, despite efforts to encourage Americans to lose weight. The number of U.S. adults who are overweight, increased by 2% from 2005 and 2007.
Former Attorney General testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee on the "torture memos" today and defended the waterboarding technique: "The reports that I have heard, and I have no reason to disbelieve them, indicate that they (usage of waterboarding) were very valuable."