GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! I'm feeling like a star, you can't stop my shine. I'm loving cloud nine, my head's in the sky. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

Ease back on that trigger, people! Talks with Iran have gone unexpectedly well, and the potential for a nuclear war is "significantly less." Now that's what I call good news for a Monday.

More good news: A decade after terrorist attacks, One World Trade Center is set to become the tallest building in NYC.

Good news for Barnes & Noble: Microsoft is investing $300 million in their Nook tablet reader. (Show of hands: Who else is always momentarily shocked to see Barnes & Noble open and running?)

Bad news for nature (and Lisa Frank): Hundreds of dolphins (and pelicans) wash up dead on the shores of Peru.

Note to sports fans: A beer tent isn't the best place to be during a high velocity storm. Sports fans? Spor...WILL YOU PLEASE STOP YELLING "WOOOO" AND LISTEN TO ME??

Look out, Kony! Now you've got U.S. special forces hot on your trail.

One of the great poker players of all time folds: Amarillo Slim dies at age 83.

Occupy Portland is planning a NE "land liberation" tomorrow, which also happens to be May Day. General strike anyone?

A woman buys an iPad at a Vancouver Target and opens it up to find an empty box. HAHAHAHAHAAAAAA!!! GOOD ONE, TARGET!!

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Showery and cool-ish today and tomorrow, with sun breaking out on Wednesday!

And finally, it was "Disability Awareness Day" at Fenway Park, and the autistic man singing the National Anthem got a little nervous. What happens next will make you realize that America is pretty fucking awesome after all.