Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '2008 in the United States': 2008 United States Condoleezza Rice Harry Reid Nancy Pelosi Party leaders of the United States Senate Robert Gates Speaker of the United States House of Representatives United States Secretary of Defense United States Secretary of State Fernley, Nevada January 3 January 5 Nevada January 10 January 7 Sequence 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike Golden Globe Award NBC George W. Bush Israel January 9 Middle East Bahrain Egypt Kuwait Palestinian National Authority Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Bill Richardson Cattle Food and Drug Administration (United States) Goat January 15 Molecular cloning Offspring Pig January 18 January 21 Late-2000s recession Recession Subprime mortgage crisis January 25 Las Vegas Strip Monte Carlo Resort and Casino All American Football League January 26 56th National Hockey League All-Star Game Atlanta