Sure, bring your books to Microsoft Reader software, Ballmer says. But no dice on an actual Microsoft e-reader.
The Monitor's language columnist wonders whether we would ever get along without helpful words like 'albeit.'
Saudi Arabia, a close US ally, has switched from a policy of isolation toward engagement. Some hope the warming could bolster US Middle East peace efforts.
Could the fight within the Obama administration and outside critics (Palin) be a sign that the debate is really about the terms of a coalition exit?
Hamas cancels Fatah reconciliation talks in Egypt. At the UN, Libya gets a hearing today about allegations in the Goldstone report on the Gaza war.
Radio host David Webb, black and Republican, challenges Janeane Garofalo to back up her claim that 'white power movement' underlies Tea Party protests.
Democrats have chided Republicans for not offering their own healthcare ideas. But GOP attempts to turn the debate toward more incentives and fewer mandates have been rebuffed.