There's just over a week left until the Super Committee must come up with a bipartisan plan that will solve all America's ills. Or, more likely, just over a week until the Super Committee creates a "Super-Duper Committee" to fix it all. Because when Congress is really serious about something, they double-up on the adjectives.
Shoq Value: Journalist Goldie Taylor outs a predator after 26 years in a show of pure courage.
Back2Stonewall: One of the world's most famous gay clubs - the Pavilion on Fire Island - has been destroyed by fire, taking with it decades of history.
David Roberts: What the Keystone XL delay means for tar sands and the green movement.
Round-up by William K.Wolfrum; send tips to mbru [at] crooksandliars [dot] com.