â€¢ States relaxing prison policies to ease budget crunch.
â€¢ Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) will vote to block card check, dashing Democrats' hope for a filibuster-proof majority.
â€¢ City of Atlanta decides it will fight, not settle, lawsuit from the family of Kathryn Johnston, the 92-year-old woman shot and killed in a drug raid in 2006.
â€¢ Cold fusion breakthrough! Again.
â€¢ Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) proposes bill to allow newspapers to reorganize as non-profits; would forbid them from making political endorsements.