* Uruguay: Despite opposition from the Roman Catholic Church Uruguayan legislators approved a landmark gay adoption bill that is expected to soon become law.
* Cuba: A weakening Florida economy and politics in Cuba are possible reasons experts cite for a massive dip in the number of Cubans migrating by sea to the U.S.
* Chile: Some scientists worry that the strain of swine flu recently found in Chilean turkeys could spread the virus more easily to humans.
* U.S.: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will reportedly be cleared of corruption charges from a supposed pay-for-play deal.
Online Sources- Reuters, AP, BBC News, CNN