- An armored convoy of pro-Qaddafi military units, or its remnants, have entered Niger. There is speculation the convoy is headed to Burkina Faso, where Qaddafi has been offered asylum, despite the Burkina Faso government having recognized the NTC.
- Turkey's Prime Minster Erdogan has suspended trade, military, and defense ties with Israel in a growing row between the two major regional players.
- Pakistan's ISI has reportedly captured Younis al-Mauritani in Quetta, which would be another blow to Al Qaeda in Pakistan.
- Trade unions in Spain and Italy demonstrated against their respective countries' upcoming austerity measures.
- President Obama's approval rating is down to 43%, however hopes for his reelection and potential Congressional gains remain possible.
- The California Supreme Court will render a decision on whether a group of Prop 8 proponents have legal standing to appeal a court ruling that deemed the ballot initiative unconstitutional.
- Republican money men are facing an uncomfortable choice "between a candidate who looks electable and another who might be inevitable."
- At Fermilab, a race to smash as many particles as possible before the massive Tevatron is shut down, though hope remains to particle physics with Project X.