House Republicans say they’ll send a top leader to the closed-door session after earlier boycotting bargaining on an emerging bipartisan consensus.
John McCain, reversing an earlier statement, agrees to attend the first presidential debate Friday night even though Congress doesn’t have a bailout deal.
“It’s hard to do door-to-door registration when people don’t have doors,” says Equality Texas’ Randall Terrell in urging an extension of the deadline.
AIDS activists celebrate the removal of South Africa’s health minister, who fostered countless unnecessary deaths by promoting vitamins instead of drugs for HIV.
Democratic leaders say they won’t force their rank and file to vote without GOP support on a bailout advanced by an unpopular president on an unwilling public.
Sen. Edward Kennedy, who is in treatment for brain cancer, is taken by ambulance to a hospital near his Cape Cod home after complaining of feeling ill.
Under Dodd and Frank’s plan, the U.S. would charge premiums to insure firms that buy frozen assets, not purchase the junk directly as Bush envisioned.
Hooligans yelling “Death to gays!” attack the opening of Bosnia’s first gay festival, injuring 10 people, including two journalists and a policeman.
One poor girl is so distraught she has to miss work, but almost everyone else, including Simon Cowell, thinks the popster/new papa did the right thing.
As Palin tours New York, a YouTube video surfaces showing her being blessed by a Kenyan pastor against “witchcraft” as she prepares to seek higher office.