Political analysts are trying to make sense of Sarah Palin’s surprise announcement she is quitting as governor of Alaska, ABC News reports.
North Korea has test-fired more missiles, CNN says.
For the first time since 9/11, visitors can climb to the crown of the Statue of Liberty, the New York Times reports.
Former NFL quarterback Steve McNair has been found shot to death, the Associated Press says.
Newsday says the probe into Michael Jackson’s death is focusing upon a powerful sedative.
The U.S. Supreme Court, divided 5-4 along left/right lines, has voted in favor of white firefighters in Connecticut who claimed reverse discrimination. More here, including a link to the full text of the decision.
ABC’s John Stossel, apparently seeking to differentiate himself from all of those other libertarian reporters on TV, has launched an amusing new blog.
Alongside Night by J. Neil Schulman, winner of the 1989 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, is now available as a free electronic book. This is apparently an authorized version and not some kind of pirate thing; information here. The Web site includes an endorsement of the book from Congressman Ron Paul.
An American couple have been arrested for spying for Cuba. They appear to have been motivated by love for Communist Cuba’s government, an official says.
GM is selling its Saturn unit to the Penske Automotive Group, CNN is reporting.