The Republican controlled House of Representatives passes a huge 388
billion dollar spending bill that reduces funding for everything from education to
environmental cleanups ….
San Francisco hotel workers will be returning to work next Wednesday as
the result of an agreement that ends the lockout for at least 60 days….
More than 12,000 people gather in Fort Benning, Georgia to commemorate
the victims of torture perpetuated by School of the Americas graduates….
The Palestinian prime minister calls for the United States to pressure
Israel to release jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti as well as other
imprisoned Palestinian leaders. . . .