A balloon that was set adrift by a 6-year-old boy from his parents’ Colorado home was found empty, CNN affiliate KMGH said, citing a police report.
British prosecutors are seeking a retrial for three defendants in an airline bomb plot after a jury was unable to reach a verdict. The three men were among eight defendants recently on trial in a plot to blow up planes on flights between Britain and North America.
The budget that just passed both houses of Congress has given the prospects for health-care reform this year a big boost. With the inclusion of procedural language that would make it impossible for opponents to filibuster, it will now take a simple majority to pass the Senate, rather than 60 votes, simplifying the political arithmetic considerably. But that is only the beginning