May 25th, 2010
10:04 AM ET

On the Radar: Oil spill, GOP policy, Kilpatrick in court

BP workers clean up oil Monday that washed ashore in Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Gulf oil spill - Oil company BP is expected to brief reporters Tuesday morning about its next attempt to contain the gushing oil in the Gulf of Mexico - a maneuver called "top kill" that it plans to implement Wednesday.

Ex-Detroit mayor's sentencing - Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is set to be sentenced Tuesday morning for violating his probation. A Wayne County, Michigan, judge found Kilpatrick guilty in April of violating his probation by failing to report assets that could be used to pay restitution.

Clinton in China - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wraps up two days of talks Tuesday with Chinese officials on a wide range of issues. Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner were meeting with Premier Wen Jiabao and President Hu Jintao, and they were expected to issue joint statements.

GOP blueprint - House Republican leaders are drafting a blueprint similar to the "Contract With America" that will lay out policy items they will pursue if they win back control of the House of Representatives in November. The twist, however, is that they are inviting constituents to let them know what issues they want the House members to focus on. The Republicans also are hoping to hear from voters - using a Web site - for their 2010 midterm policy agenda.

Travel to Jamaica - Unrest has prompted the government to declare a state of emergency in parts of Kingston, Jamaica. How is that affecting tourists already on the island and should people who’ve booked a trip to Montego Bay or other popular areas be worried? CNN's reporters will give you the latest details.

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