The Daily Word

Today's Headlines from Everywhere

Governor Richardson announced there will be news today regarding millions of dollars to combat New Mexico's drunk driving problems.

KRQE-TV reports that the FBI is "turning up the heat" on two Albuquerque bank robbers (at right). Also, the Clovis dentist took a plea bargain for life plus 27 years for the murder of a mother of two.

Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has vowed to return rights that were "trampled" during Bush's war-time administration.

Evel Knievel sues rapper Kanye West.

Retail sales surged in November and more jobs were created than expected which is some good news (finally) for the U.S. economy.

The President of Iran's international conference on the Holocaust "has set off a storm of indignation across Europe, where many countries have made it a crime to publicly disavow the Holocaust." Or if you prefer, in his own words Israel will be "wiped out."

"On this Day," I like the BBC News version, which reports, among other things, "1958: Monkey lost after space flight--The search for a small bushy-tailed monkey fired into space in the nose cone of a Jupiter missile is called off."