Minority leader Tom Daschle has used an obscure Senate rule to shut down today's investigations into the IRS (TIME Daily) and campaign finance (TIME Daily)
No Nukes: Al Gore has signed an historic deal ending U.S.-Russian production of weapons-grade plutonium (TIME Daily)
Suspected Islamic militants have slaughtered 85 people in Algiers (Reuters)
Teamsters President Ron Carey said he was a "victim" of corruption in his own ranks (TIME Daily)
Reports that Yasser Arafat is at deathís door are greatly exaggerated, but the Palestinian leader may be in the early stages of Parkinsonís disease (TIME Daily)
A new drug for treating Parkinson's disease gets FDA approval (Reuters), while thalidomide is back in favor (Reuters)
Biting back: The allegations heat up in the Marv Albert sex abuse trial (People Daily)
And the countdown begins for a U.S. space shuttle mission to Mir (Reuters).