Iran's foreign minister welcomed the U.S. intelligence report released yesterday that said Iran was no longer actively pursuing a nuclear program and hadn't pursued one since 2003. The new National Intelligence Estimate report counters recent assertions by Bush administration officials. Israeli officials said they still believe Iran is trying to develop a nuclear weapon.
President Bush scolded Congress again today in the first news conference the president has held in seven weeks. He rebuked legislators yesterday in the Rose Garden for not passing federal spending bills and not adequately funding the war in Iraq.
A spoonful of honey may be the best medicine to soothe children's sore throats, a new report says. The folk remedy seems to soothe coughs and help kids sleep better, making honey a viable alternative to over-the-counter drugs. Recently, federal health advisers had warned that over-the-counter cough medicines shouldn't be used in children under 6 and some manufacturers are taking products made for babies off the market.