- Romney’s fundraising successes continue in Illinois. The presumptive GOP nominee has raised millions at recent events, though it is unlikely that these will translate into a Romney win in the Prairie State.
- The Syrian army in the city of Aleppo is closing in on rebels who are running low on ammunition.
- Dick Cheney has defended the choice of Palin as VP in 2008 but has attacked the “process” that McCain during the campaign.
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russian tycoon and Russia’s most famous prisoner, has labeled the Pussy Riot trial “medieval”.
- Obama has pledged his support to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy amid the deteriorating economic situation in Europe.
- NASA has released video of Curiosity’s descent to Mars.
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