On Tuesday, President Obama was "cautiously optimistic" about his Christmas Eve deadline for healthcare reform from the Senate. Since then, a "kill the bill" movement’s been gaining force among Democrats. We get a progress report. Also, the US expresses readiness to join $100 billion climate aid fund, and militants in Iraq used $26 software to hack into live video feeds from US Predator drones.
Banner image: Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) speaks to reporters about the healthcare reform bill being debated in the Senate, on December 15, 2009 in Washington, DC. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images