The nature of the news today has made the subjects of our early posts unfortunately grim:
— Dozens Dead After Iraq's Bloodiest Day This Year.
— 13 Reported Dead, 10 Injured After Pickup Crashes In Texas.
— If Not For Jammed Gun, Officers' Sharp Eyes, More Might Have Died In Aurora.
We will look for ways to lighten things up a bit as the day continues.
Meanwhile, some of the other stories making headlines include:
— "NCAA To Announce Penn State Sanctions." (Morning Edition)
— "Syria Says It Won't Use Chemical Weapons To Stop Rebellion." (The New York Times)
— "Beijing Rains Kills 37, Raise Infrastructure Debate." (The Associated Press)
— "Bulgarian Police Widen Suicide Bombing Probe." (CNN.com)
— Selloff In Spanish Bonds Underscores Fears "That The Country May Need A Formal Bailout." (The Wall Street Journal)
— "Ernie Els Wins British Open After Adam Scott Collapse." (The Associated Press)
— Bradley Wiggins Is First Brit To Win Tour De France. (BBC News)