Obama Backs Down on Don't Ask, Don't Tell: The prez objects to immediately ending the ban on gay soldiers, saying it "might harm military readiness."
Israel? Compromise? Israel says it is up for striking a deal with Palestine and the US over West Bank occupation.
Strikes Against Foxconn: Chinese protest the conditions at the factories that makes your iPod.
GOP's "Pledge to America"... is written by an insurance company lobbyist.
NYTimes on the Pendleton Round-Up: They skip the Let 'er Buck Room and go straight to the tension about Indians.
Facebook Tried to Change "The Social Network": Mark Zuckerberg is countering the image of him as an awkward egomaniac by donating $100 million to schools this Friday.
It's National Punctuation Day. Hoorah.
Stephen Colbert Testifies Before Congress: He talks about Mexicans, NBC refers to him as a "jokester."
Forced to Insure Sick Kids? Instead, Oregon Blue Cross just nixed child-only policies altogether.
Three Percent of Oregon Students are Homeless: And that number is on the rise from 2008.