Our early headlines:
— Video Depicting Urination On Corpses Won't Derail Peace Talks, Taliban Says.
— Judge Blocks Pardons Issued By Outgoing Mississippi Gov. Barbour.
— Penn State Will Honor Paterno, School President Says.
— Jobless Claims Jump Up By 24,000.
Other stories making headlines:
— "U.S. Intelligence Report On Afghanistan Sees Stalemate." (Los Angeles Times)
— "Adversaries of Iran Said to Be Stepping Up Covert Actions." (The New York Times)
— "Mexican Drug War Toll: 47,500 Killed In 5 Years." (The Associated Press)
— "Romney Readies Bain Capital Counterattack." (Politico)
— "Homeland Security Watches Twitter, Social Media." (Reuters)