- President Assad has gone on the offensive in Syria, claiming foreign interventions have fomented the sustained unrest in that country.
- With friends like these, Ahmadinejad continues his Latin American trip complete with TV show appearances and rants against the U.S.
- As the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay turns 10, human rights groups and detainees plan protests of the facility's continued existence.
- Suu Kyi, recently freed from house arrest, will run for parliament in Myanmar.
- It's primary day in New Hampshire and the town of Dixville Notch once again claims its mantle as first primary in the nation. Mitt Romney was leading going in to today, but he's been suffering some blows in recent days from his GOP rivals, especially from Newt Gingrich who seems to be balancing good Newt and bad Newt.
- At the White House, Chief of Staff Daley is out and OMB Director Lew will take up the post.
- Texas asks for more time for insurance providers in the state to achieve an 80/20 split of funds going to healthcare versus finds going to administrative costs and profits as part of the role out of the affordable care act.
- Roll Tide.