GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Today B-burg will be a little light in the loafers, so to speak, as many of our staff are taking Memorial Day off in order to remember to do something. Can't really recall what. Anyway, until we do remember, let's go to press!

Obama nominates Gen. Martin Dempsey to be his new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (He's the new guy who offers advice behind the backs of others at the Pentagon, thereby making them mad and jealous. DRAMA!)

NATO apologizes for an Afghan air strike that kills nine civilians.

Germany's minister vows to shut down all of the country's nuclear power plants by 2022.

Hackers take over PBS website, post fake story that Tupac is still alive! (Hey, if Elmo says it... I believe it!!)

Hiphop star (and Justin Bieber compatriot) Sean Kingston badly injured in Miami jet ski accident.

DC United is the first team to defeat the newly crowned MLS Timbers at Jeld-Wen Field—get the blow-by-blow action from Brian's Blogtown Timbers coverage!

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Mostly dry today, showers tonight, and more dry cloudy weather for the work week ahead!

And finally, probably not the best day to post this, but this very funny video from The Whitest Kids U'Know demonstrates why jingoism is alive and kickin'! USA! USA! G.E.! USA!