â€¢ The House approves the president's $3.6 trillion budget.
â€¢ Mark Sanford gives in and accepts South Carolina's cut of the stimulus package.
â€¢ How police at the G20 protests "wilfully criminalised and alienated 4,000 innocent people."
â€¢ The truth about online sexual predators.
â€¢ Spain's underground economy blooms.
â€¢ The rise of hyperlocal news sites.
â€¢ Finally, in honor of Andy Richter's pending return to talk-show sidekickdom, here's one of my favorite bits from his tenure on the Conan O'Brien show. The first half of the clip is entertaining but typical late-night fare. And then, about five minutes in, things take a left turn:
What the hell, it's Friday -- watch this one too: