- A conference of African donors has pledged over $350 million to aid in relieving the famine in the Horn of Africa.
- Al Jazeera is reported to have found sites of the mass execution of political activists in Libya. They were likely killed by Qaddafi forces as the rebels closed in on Tripoli.
- Syria's brutal crackdown as resumed.
- Steve Jobs resigned as Apple's CEO yesterday and the Twitter-sphere nearly exasperated itself in praise of Mr. Jobs, but Will Wilkinson and Joshua Keating try to bring us back to reality.
- Eric Cantor won't accept funds to rebuild in his district after yesterday's earthquake unless they're accompanied by matching cuts. Your editor gets what he's trying to prove, but it remains asinine rationality.
- Rick Perry is wooing the traditional Republican money men (and one would assume at least a few women). I was asked yesterday, does any university play host to two presidential libraries? (Texas A&M already hosts the H.W. Bush library)