Senate majority leader Harry Reid said Thursday that Democrats faced too much Republican opposition to pass a comprehensive cap-and-trade energy reform bill. The Senate will pursue a scaled down version.
A compromise climate bill being developed in the Senate may drop controversial cap and trade legislation passed by the House.
President Obama Friday told federal agencies to cut energy use to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 28 percent by 2010. Agencies are taking measures ranging from using more solar energy to switching from gasoline vehicles to hybrid vehicles.
The College Board releases a positive report on the writing section, but many schools are doing their own studies.
It could be well into the summer before some graduating high school seniors know where they'll be studying in the fall.