*President Barack Obama has started procedures to continue military action in Afghanistan, citing a need to "finish the mission over there and not leave it for the next President to deal with". In a related note, Obama's use of the word "unprecedented" seems to be irking some Republicans, especially in regards his administration having to deal with on going problems of the past.
*As civil and political unrest continues in Iran, the United Nations is now concerned about a new radioactive material processing plant being constructed in that country.
*Two would be reality show contestants who shall remain nameless in THIS e-zine managed to crash a White House State dinner November 24. The Secret Service is investigating the matter.
THIS MONTH IN HISTORY:
In 1789, what is now North Carolina became a member of the United States of America while in 1889 Washington, along with North and South Dakota joined the Union.
*Police are investigating a recent car accident involving golfer Tiger Woods.
IN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS:
*While Oprah Winfrey might of announced the impending end of her long running television show, this week she announced that she will be starting her own cable network. Some pundits are wondering if she plans to star in and/or host a new program there once it is up and running.
*The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is celebrating its 25th anniversary!
*Comedy fans are looking forward to the impending release of a remastered collection of the Carl Reiner/Mel Brooks classic The 2000 Year Old Man routines.
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