- The Swedish authorities announce that WikiLeaks' founder is wanted for rape, and then just as swiftly they withdraw the charge.
- A New York gubernatorial candidate calls for drawing the welfare state and the penal state even closer together.
- The Haitian government bars Wyclef Jean from the presidential election.
- Why Pakistan arrested Abdul Ghani Baradar.
- The ongoing failure of a mortgage relief program.
- The death of a Disney economist.