- Senate gets the start of a thaw: US senators from both political parties who are fed up with bickering and gridlock are showing signs of forming a moderate center in the fractious chamber, reports Matt Viser from Washington.
Archives shed light on Robert Kennedy's tenure as AG: The documents provide a direct look at the Kennedy administration's policies, including its relationship with Cuba, the Soviet Union, and Vietnam, reports Peter Schworm.
- Warren's on right side of loan bill: Columnist Joan Vennochi gives Arne Duncan a C for "contempt" - because that's what he showed for average American parents who are struggling to pay their children's college tuition with whatever money they can scrounge up.
- Is Charles Yancey's run for real?: Columnist Yvonne Abraham writes about Yancey's decision to run for mayor and also to keep his City Council seat.