GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Catch me in the mall—you know I buy it out. G5 plane, yeah I fly it out. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

This week in "North Korea, you so crazy!": NK nullifies its longstanding truce (first set during the Korean War) after the US and South Korea engage in joint military drills.

One of the suspects in the New Delhi rape of a woman on a bus is found dead in his jail cell. Police say suicide, parents say MURDER.

An attacker wearing an Afghan National Security Forces uniform opens fire on a group of NATO and Afghan service members, killing several people including two Americans.

Meanwhile, brand new Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's first trip to Afghanistan isn't exactly a winner when a bomb goes off nearby and the Afghan president accuses the US of colluding with the Taliban.

Sweden's Princess Lilian, the 97-year-old former Vogue model who lived "in sin" with her prince for 30 years, has died.

Americans no longer has a "zero chance" of becoming Pope. USA! USA! USA!

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick heads to prison after being convicted on charges of corruption.

Meet Christine Quinn—the first female (and lesbian!) to run for mayor of New York. (Or rather will be the first female if she wins. Thanks, Todd!)

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Warmer, with teeny-tiny showers and sunbreaks throughout the work week.

And finally, here's the perfect metaphor for my Monday.