America pardons nation's debt
The U.S. plans to cancel a $391 million debt owed by Liberia and ask Congress for $200 million to aid the struggling nation this year. That helps, but Liberia still owes $3.7 billion to other lenders.
Facility to protect agriculture
The Norwegian government will construct a seed vault, to be completed in 2008 on the Arctic island of Svalbard, that would preserve the world's agriculture in case of a global climate crisis.
Gates Rings In
Microsoft unveils new phone
This spring Microsoft will launch Windows Mobile 6, a new operating system...