- In a little effort at counterprogramming, President Obama took to Reddit to reach the youngsters.
- Stay classy, Republicans! Attendees at the RNC were ejected for taunting a black camerawoman.
- Not-so-credit-worthy Illinois took another hit to its rating over the looming pension crisis.
- Venezuela's oil industry took a bit of a hurting when a refinery went BOOM.
- Tropical Storm Isaac is ... well ... once again a tropical storm, after pounding Louisiana.
- After the Empire State Building shooting, questions arise about NYPD gun skills.
- Slowly, but surely, the ranks of homeschoolers grow as people realize that they'd like their kids to maybe learn to read.
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