Big brother! Law enforcement to get more access to spy satellites.
Must see: BAGnewsNotes with pictures from New Orleans.
* The stock market continues to drop.
* Turns out the September report on the surge is being written by... the White House. Well, I'm sure it will be unbiased and completely reliable then.
* Peru digs out from a massive earthquake.
* Our allies overseas are concerned we're building up to a war with Iran.
* Another $30 billion for Israel? Sure!
* New book on American-Israeli relations is raising questions before it is even published.
* Jay Carney on Rove's retreat.
* Jon Stewart on the Cheney video from 1994 (a, then b.)
* Tool-using crows!
* Squirrels imitating rattlesnakes! (Courtesy takaal.)
* Examining the colossal tail of a dying star.
* Why I love Cat and Girl.
* Influential jazz drummer Max Roach passed away.
Behind the scenes of the new Hulk movie.
Grim. Why so many pro wrestlers die young.
Thirty years ago today, Elvis Presley passed away.