MORNING BRIEFING: Falling tower, unlucky parallels, and a power struggle


Around Here

Nonradioactive Memories (SR)

Remembering a special Columbia River view.

Unlucky Parallels to Barrick Gold Mine (SR)

Dark, unsettling considerations.

Not Blowing Smoke (KXLY)

A law considers the young folk.

Out There

Democratic Myanmar (NY Times)

President Obama lauds some laud-worthy action.

Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and Rick Perry Snapping at Mitt Romney's heels (

An American Research Group poll indicates that Newt Gingrich ranks closest to Mitt Romney in the contest for the Republican presidential primary, but Ron Paul and Rick Perry have made significant gains.

Obama's Shrinking Power (LA Times)

President Obama tries to appeal to conservative voters.