GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Treasure, that is what you are. Honey you're my golden star. I know you could make my wish come true, if you let me treasure you. LET'S GO TO PRESS.
There's a strong possibility that NSA leaker Edward Snowden has stepped in a big pile of poo. After flying to Russia over the weekend, he was scheduled to leave this morning on a flight to Cuba—but mysteriously is not on the plane and is currently unaccounted for. There's a possibility that the Russian government has detained him to use as a bargaining chip against President Obama, or—the more scary possibility—the Russians are interrogating him to get classified intelligence he hasn't divulged before.
Here's an entertaining story on how and why Snowden decided to book it out of Hong Kong. (This is going to make a great movie!)
The Supreme Court bypasses offering a decision on race-conscious school admission policies, kicking the case back down to a lower court. STILL NO DECISION ON SAME SEX MARRIAGE.
In "Hillbilly News," the Texas House of Representatives pass sweeping restrictions on abortion rights, including banning abortions 20 weeks after fertilization.
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been found guilty of having sex with an underaged prostitute (can we just call her a victim?) and is sentenced to 7 years in jail.
18-year-old Pakistani actress Bushra Waiz was attacked while sleeping by an assailant who threw acid on her face, and no, you probably don't want to see the picture.
Massive landslides and floods in India have possibly killed up to 1,000 victims, in an act of nature that's being referred to as "a Himalayan tsunami."
Because guns keep us safer, a five-year-old New Orleans girl accidentally shot herself in the head.
In his opening statement to the jury, the prosecutor in the George Zimmerman trial says the defendant shot and killed Trayvon Martin not because he had to, but because he wanted to. GUNS KEEP US SAFER!!
Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Showery weather for the next few days, but summer returns on Thursday!
And finally, tight rope walker Nik Wallenda crosses the GRAND CANYON on a high wire, and... and... oh Jesus. Somebody pass me the Nauseum!!