Russian Navy Runs Test Flights in Energy-Rich Area Near North Pole

Moscow - Russia's navy conducted test flights near the North Pole on Thursday, boosting its military presence in an area believed to contain vast quantities of oil and natural gas. Cpl. Vladimir Serga, a naval spokesman, said that Il-38 anti-submarine bombers and Tu-142 long-range strategic bombers of the Northern Fleet took part in the exercise, in which the planes' crews tested radio and weapons systems management equipment.,2933,390441,00.html

Jay Leno on drilling in ANWR
Jay Leno takes the Democrats to task for blocking oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR):