Front Page: Lawmakers Near Deal on Car Bailout


  • A deal has been reached between the White House and Congress on a $15 billion bailout of the US auto industry, which includes emergency loans and the creation of a "car czar." House and Senate leaders hope to pass the bill as early as today. — AP
  • Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich planned to return to work today, after being released on $4,500 bail. The governor made no comment about his arrest on charges that he tried to sell Obama's Senate seat. — CNN





    • The British pound has hit an all-time low against the Euro, falling to under 1.14 euros. The currency took a hit after new data suggested the UK economy shrunk by 1 percent over the last three months. — BBC News
    • Some in China marked the 60th anniversary of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights today by protesting outside government buildings in Beijing. — AP

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