Through unofficial diplomatic efforts and former President Clinton's diplomatic skills, two American journalists returned home, unharmed, and to great enthusiasm and gratitude.
The unemployment numbers were down for the first in FIFTEEN MONTHS, indicating that the economy MAY be improving. That's better than news indicating that the economy MAY be worsening, n'est pas?
President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, was confirmed with 9 Republican Senators voting for her confirmation. Congratulations, again, to Judge Sotomayor!
Taliban commander, Baitullah Mehsud, appears to have been killed by a missile strike in Pakistan. Prress Secretary Gibbs said "...there seems to be a growing consensus among credible observers" that he is indeed dead. "If he is dead, without a doubt, the people of Pakistan will be safer as a result," Gibbs said.