Bill Gates is in Brussels today to lobby for changes in European patent law — namely to come up with a single system of patent protection that would cover all 25 EU nations. Stephen Beard reports.
Congress is due back in Washington next week to finish up business they set aside to campaign, like the billions in appropriations that still need to be approved. But that may have to wait, Diantha Parker reports.
Mexico's President-elect is scheduled to meet with President Bush at the White House today. Calderon doesn't take office until December 1, but the leaders certainly have plenty to talk about. Dan Grech reports.