AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Japan, heavy rain in one resort town in the Japanese Alps triggers a mudslide which blocked the only tunnel and road out. Emergency workers are on the scene about a hundred miles west of Tokyo.
NATIONAL (FOX44) - President Obama ordered the release of 30 million barrels of oil from the nation's strategic petroleum reserve.
This move is to hopefully lower prices a bit for the summer driving season.
NATIONAL (FOX44) - A Southwest Airlines pilot was heard complaining to his co-pilot about "flight attendants"
The rant from the flight deck couldn't be heard by passengers, but other air traffic controllers could.
1836 - The U.S. Congress approved the Deposit Act, which contained a provision for turning over surplus federal revenue to the states.
1860 - The U.S. Secret Service was created to arrest counterfeiters.