GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Cry, cry, but I don't need my mother, Just hold my hand while I come to a decision on it. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

Knowing when he's been beaten, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie drops his appeal to stop same-sex marriage in his state—so let the celebrations and marriages begin! HAPPY MONDAY MORNING, EVERYBODY. (Now that's the way you start a week.)

Read more about the happy jubilation surrounding New Jersey's first same-sex marriages.

The good news? Experts have identified most of the problems that are hobbling Obama's online health insurance marketplace. The bad news? Officials have been slow to order the fixes and repairs could take weeks. (PRO TIP: Don't hire the same people who built the Oregonian's website.)

President Obama just spoke about the janky online health service saying, "Yeah, it's totes janky. But it's gonna be the bomb diggy-diggy!" (I'm paraphrasing here.)

According to a new poll, over half the public has come to the conclusion that allowing the GOP run Congress is a terrible idea.

France learns that the NSA has been doing extensive spying in their country, and rightly think that's merde.

Saudi Arabia turns down a sweet seat on the UN Security Council due to the group's "double-standard" in regards to Syria.

Shots are fired at Sparks Middle School outside of Reno, Nevada. Reports are sketchy, but the suspect has reportedly been neutralized. Stand by for more info.

A North Carolina father is arrested after his 2-year-old found his loaded gun and shot herself. BECAUSE GUNS IN THE HOME PROTECT US ALL.

Here's your terrible local story of the day, with a very important moral: Don't drive into piles of leaves left on the curb.

Rihanna was kicked out of Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque after being caught posing for inappropriate pictures. (Like she poses for anything else?)

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: After that annoying fog burns off, expect more sunny, sun-sun for the rest of the week!

And finally... GUYS! Taylor Swift just released her newest joint, an '80s-style bubblegum jam called "Sweeter than Fiction." What do I think? I concur with the description posted by Dalena on YouTube: "HERE'S THE FULL STUDIO VERSION OF SWEETER THAN FICTION I'M SO HAPPY DFSGAHSFJKL I'M OBSESSED WITH THIS SONG OMG!"