Europe finally reaches a deal on bailing out Greece in conjunction with the International Monetary Fund.
Pope Benedict XVI comes under continued scrutiny about a sexual scandal involving a German priest. The Vatican responds to the accusations in a press release.
Obama gains in the polls now that health care reform has passed.
Senator John Cornyn writes that it’s “not a question of if, but when” the health bill will be reformed.
C. Bergsten writes that China needs to revalue its exchange rate and argues that the IMF and WTO should be involved in making this happen. China doesn’t agree.
Steven Livingston and other authors discuss the “least accurate political memoirs” ever.
ON THIS DAY:
In 1484, William Caxton published a translation of Aesop’s Fables.
Sandra Day O’Connor, Stanford graduate (undergraduate and law school) and Supreme Court Justice was born (in 1930).
Bangladesh declares independence from Pakistan in 1971.