AP – Illinois officials say they’re trying to figure out how to ensure that the process of choosing the person to fill President-elect Barack Obama’s vacant U.S. Senate seat is not tainted by that state’s political scandal.
Alexsandr Zubkov of Russia won a four-man bobsled race Sunday, edging Steven Holcomb of the United States for his first World Cup victory of the season. Zubkov and teammates Roman Oreshnikov, Dmitry Trunenkov and Dmitry Stepushkin posted the fastest time in both heats and won in an aggregate time of 1 minute, 42.34 seconds.
Hamas supporters have rallied in a Gaza City stadium to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the group’s founding.
AP – Don’t expect an announcement Sunday or Monday from the White House on a possible plan to prevent the collapse of the troubled auto industry. That’s the latest word from White House officials.
Researchers identify a test which can predict whether a woman is likely to give birth when her waters break early in pregnancy.