The senate is going to vote on a debt plan to raise the debt celling as well as impose spending cuts. This is important so the treasury can pay their bills. The bill is planed to go to Obama’s desk today and he should comment on it sometime this afternoon.
The Space Shuttle Atlantis launched its final mission today, bringing an end to a 30 year program.
Pro Football Hall of Famer John Mackey, who helped revolutionize the position of tight end as an offensive weapon, died on Wednesday. He was 69 and had suffered from dementia for years.