- The United States will re-engage--or at least, have exploratory talks on the possibility of re-engagement--with North Korea.
- Greece's 48-hour general strike became quite violent today.
- Kosovar Serbs are refusing to remove barriers they setup to keep Kosovo's government from extending its writ over the last bits of ethnically Serb-controlled territory.
- Second in a string of surprise visits, Sec. Clinton arrived in Kabul.
- President Saleh continues along the slowest relinquishing of power ever.
- Affirmed: the Declaration of Independence was lawful. Or maybe not. Strictly speaking, secession violates domestic law--that seems self-evident, doesn't it?--but it's not, today, unlawful under international law. It may have been during the 18th century, though.
- Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) announced that he would not endorse a Republican candidate before the caucuses. Although he did not endorse a candidate in 2007, either, Grassley previously endorsed George W. Bush in 2000, and Bob Dole in 1996 and 1988.
- The U.S. Marine Corps beat a quick retreat on their KIA memorial bracelet ban.
- Oh lord, you just know the Factor is going to make this into an Obama-is-a-book-burning-fascist thing.