Big day here in New York City where Space Shuttle Enterprise will hitch a ride over some very iconic parts of the city on the back of a 747. The NASA shuttle will eventually be placed at a new home being built at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum complex on the USS Intrepid in the Hudson River. A flyover is expected between 9:30 and 11:30 so we'll hopefully have that for our air. We also have a behind-the-scenes piece Jenna Lee did showing where the shuttle will end up.
At 12:35 POTUS delivers remarks to troops, veterans and military families at Fort Stewart in Hinesville, GA.
We get a first read on first quarter GDP today at 8:30.. analysts expecting it will show slower growth than the fourth quarter of 2011, but they also expect faster growth going forward.
The White House late yesterday agreed to scrap new rules proposed by the labor department that could have stopped kids from participating in many common activities on family farms and ranches. We'll talk with Senator Moran about the decision.
The investigation into behavior at the Secret Service is growing. New allegations surfacing suggesting Secret Service employees received sexual favors from strippers at a nightclub in El Salvador and took prostitutes to their hotel rooms ahead of a presidential visit to the country in March 2011.
House republicans will try to pass legislation today that would hold down interest on student loan debt by cutting funds in the President's health care overhaul bill. That's not going to fly with the White House. Also today.. House members are demanding Senate action on a bipartisan bill passed late yesterday in the House on cyber security. Stay tuned.
Israel's defense minister Ehud Barak says the world must prepare to "swiftly and firmly" stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Hmmm.
Two explosions have killed at least nine people at a café northeast of Baghdad.