Tick-Tock: The U.S. Senate narrowly passed yesterday a withdraw date of U.S. forces from Iraq. President Bush plans to veto the provision attached to the military spending bill.
There You Go Again: The Ronald Reagan presidential library will play a role in the 2008 campaign by hosting a Republican presidential debate on Jan. 30, 2008 with the GOP front-runners.
Right NOW!: Sen. Hillary Clinton (D) continues to line up support for her presidential campaign. The National Organization for Women (NOW) will endorse the two-term New York senator's 2008 presidential bid.
Wie Gehts?: A senior executive for Siemens, the German industrial giant, was arrested for making irregular payments to a trade union. The company is already consumed by a major corruption scandal over alleged bribes.
Transparency: The family of Pat Tillman rejected the Defense Department's fifth probe investigating the death of their son from friendly-fire in Iraq calling for congressional investigations. The former NFL player was killed in 2004.
Plastics: San Francisco keeps getting greener. Yesterday, the City by the Bay outlawed non-recyclable plastic bags from use in supermarkets, drugstores and other large retailers. The 10-1 vote by the Board of Supervisors mandates the use of combustible or recyclable bags only.