Saturday, January 2, 2010
AP: President Barack Obama took his daughters and a posse of about 20 people for a Hawaiian treat -- shaved ice. He ordered the combo named for himself -- the "snowbama." It's flavored with lemon-lime, cherry and passion-guava syrups.
AP: In his most direct public language to date, the president described the path through Yemen of 23-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian accused of trying to destroy Northwest Flight 253. The president also emphasized that the United States would continue its partnerships with friendly countries—citing Yemen, in particular—to fight terrorists and extremist groups around the globe.
Fox News: Conservative talk radio show host Rush Limbaugh said Friday that tests show nothing wrong with his heart after chest pains hospitalized him earlier this week. Limbaugh said at a Honolulu news conference that he was being released from The Queen's Medical Center, where he was rushed Wednesday during a vacation. Doctors said he did not have a heart attack or heart disease.