- A U.S. soldier in Afghanistan left his base and killed at least 16 Afghan civilians inside their home on Sunday. The Taliban have vowed to retaliate.
- A pro-government gunmen in Homs has reportedly killed at least 16 people there, and more death is reported around Syria.
- Israeli airstrikes into Gaza have reportedly killed 23 since Friday. It's unclear from the article why Israel decided to launch the strikes.
- ARENA has a slim lead in the general election in El Salvador.
- Renewable energy creates some challenges in power grid management.
- As gas prices rise, Obama's poll numbers fall. But there's not really anything a President can do.
- Exports to China are on the rise in the U.S.
- Retiring from Congress? K Street is calling.
- Blago heads to prison, and it won't be as plum as he thinks.
- ESPN Films & Magic Johnson chronicled Magic's announcement he has HIV, want it meant to the HIV/AIDS community, and what it meant to sport. A great documentary if you have the time to watch or DVR the repeat.