The Senate today begins debate on a bill that could open the door for more federal funding of stem cell research. But President Bush has vowed to stamp his first-ever veto on the legislation. Sarah Gardner reports.
There is such a thing as a free lunch for poor kids in school over the summer, but only about one in five actually eats those meals. A new report suggests the problem isn't money — it's paperwork. Hillary Wicai reports.
The US Army said today it will end Halliburton's exclusive multibillion-dollar logistics contract in Iraq. It will re-bid the contract out to multiple companies later this year. Scott Tong has the story.
Halliburton has been accused for years of bilking the US government with its exclusive contract. And now the Army has decided to end the deal and hand over those services to three companies. Hillary Wicai reports.
The House passed a bill today that would prohibit online gambling. Of course, saying it and enforcing it are two different things. But Hillary Wicai explains how this bill tries to choke off the money.
Before a country can join the World Trade Organization, all 149 member nations must agree. The US has been the last holdout blocking Russia's admission — but now they're deep in negotiations. Bob Moon reports.