Slow News Day of the Day: An adorable lil' assassin makes a precious attempt on President Obama's life in plain sight of 17 Secret Service agents and his mommy.
Contraceptive Controversy of the Day: President Obama today tried to distance himself somewhat from the Department of Health and Human Service's decision to overrule the FDA's recommendation that girls under 17 be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive -- also known as the "morning-after pill" -- without a prescription.
So This Happened of the Day: The President and First Lady chat up ubiquitous actor Bill Murray ahead of today Tigers-Beavers game at Towson University.
(Associated Press Fun Fact: "Obama's brother-in-law, Craig Robinson, is Oregon State's head coach.")
They're lucky the AP's Patrick Semansky s
Note Of Note of the Day: From the Associated Press' Washington-based Assistant Chief of Bureau for photos, J. David Ake:
A protester handed President Barack Obama a note while shaking hands along a rope line in New Hampshire today. Photographer Charlie Dharapak smartly zoomed in so you
Hope Has A Posse of the Day: Street artist Shepard Fairey remixes his iconic Obama "Hope" poster with the Anonymous-associated Guy Fawkes mask in support of the Occupy movement.
He writes on his blog:
Change is not about one election, one rally, one leader, it is about a constant dedication to progress and a constant
Troop Drawdown of the Day: President Obama announced today that the United States will withdraw nearly all its troops from Iraq by year's end.
"The rest of our troops in Iraq will come home at the end of the year," Obama said at an afternoon press briefing. "After nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over."
War On Medicine of the Day: U.S. attorneys in California today sent letters to at least 16 medical marijuana dispensaries informing them that they must close up shop within 45 days or risk being brought up on federal charges prohibiting the possession and sale of the drug.
This despite the fact that medical marijuana is legal in the state