US Supreme Court orders halt to Florida hand recounts. . . American Edward Pope, convicted of spying in Russia gets pardon from Putin. . . Crew members from the Space Shuttle endeavor and the International Space Station said their good byes today. . . Canvassing boards shut down their recounts in midstream by order of the US Supreme Court. . . Bush camp is happy with US Supreme Court ruling to stop hand recount in Florida. . . Israeli Prime Minister Barak announces he is quitting and calling new elections for Prime Minister. . . How the Election turmoil in Florida will affect governor Jeb Bush's popularity and chance of re-election in two years. . . Auto Insurers adjusting rates according to vehicles' safety records. . . Hillary Clinton attends orientation for Freshmen Senators. . . Tom Daschle and Democratic Senator elects hold Press Conference. . . Latest Supreme Court ruling seen as a blow to Al Gore's Presidential hopes. . .