- Wisconsin voters go to the polls today in the state's special recall election to determine if GOP Gov. Scott Walker keeps his job or is replaced by Milwaukee's Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to China to discuss oil, Syria, and regional concerns with China, and later he'll meet with the leaders of Iran and Afghanistan.
- A new report finds that the embattled government logistics department, the GSA, handed out more than a million dollars in bonuses to employees under investigation for fraud since 2008.
- The Diamond Jubilee for Britain's Queen Elizabeth comes to a close today but concerns are mounting for her ill husband, 90-year old Prince Philip, hospitalized yesterday for a bladder infection.
- Astronomy enthusiasts around the world are eagerly awaiting the transit of Venus between the Earth and Sun today, an event not visible again for 105 years.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Posted by Zandar