GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! People movin' out. People movin' in. Why, because of the color of their skin. Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

This morning, President Obama once again takes the oath of office, but this time around things aren't quite so... exciting?

Actor James Franco wrote a poem to commemorate the president's inauguration; watch it here, he looks high.

It's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and across America, conservatives are trying to "reclaim" the civil rights hero as their icon. Wait... WHAT.

The death toll in the Algerian hostage crisis rises; officials say upwards of 37 people are dead and more are unaccounted for.

A 15-year-old is suspected of murdering his parents and three young siblings in Albuquerque with—YOU GUESSED IT—stolen or uncared for assault rifles.

Islamist militants high-tail it out of Mali after facing an onslaught of French troops.

In a sad attempt to pooh-pooh "Western liberalism" the Russian government is trying to push through new laws to curtail homosexuality.

Looks like Seattle will once again have their own basketball team if the NBA approves the sale and move of the Sacramento Kings.

Finally, we're going to invade one of Mars' moons—so they won't attack us first!!

A Washington County sheriff's deputy was shot by an off-duty Hillsboro cop while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Sunny and in low '40s today and tomorrow, with a few scattered showers returning on Wednesday.

And finally, an important message from your local Australian library.