- Libya's leaders have asked for NATO to remain in the country through the end of the year to ensure remaining Qaddafi loyalists don't attempt a counter attack.
- Turkey continues to seek survivors in the rubble following this week's earthquake, and has agreed to accept international assistance after initially declining the offer.
- South Africa is rethinking its initial approval of Walmart's purchase of the country's largest retailer, Massmart, but not for the reasons many protesters might think.
- Following the success of the elections on Sunday, Tunisia will prepare to congregate a national assembly to rewrite the constitution.
- President Obama will announce a plan today to ease the burden of student loans on college graduates, many who recently find themselves facing a difficult job market.
- Gov. Rick Perry has a tax plan that fits on a postcard, that would give people the option to opt in to a 20% flat tax. This is in the latest in a series of plans though some scions of conservative thought are less them amped about Perry's plan.
- The PATRIOT Act turns 10.
- A former director at Goldman Sachs will surrender to police to face insider trading charges.