â€¢ Wall Street Journal poll of 49 economists finds low marks for Obama, Geithner handling of the economy.
â€¢ Obama's drug czar nominee signals the administration will approach the drug war with an emphasis on treatment over incarceration.
â€¢ Which large American city will be the first without a major daily newspaper?
â€¢ Europe debates castration for sex offenders.
â€¢ Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) first state leader to reject portion of stimulus funds.
â€¢ Omnibus spending bill Obama just signed included a record 8,500 earmarks, including some inserted by his own chief of staff.