* "Is criminal justice reform inevitable?"
* The mystery behind the attempted MLK Day bombing in Spokane.
* "Can the Pentagon afford to protect its orbital interests?"
* China and Colombia announce an alternative to the Panama Canal.
* Conservatives offer phony solutions for real problems in society.
* The Reagan myth doesn't match the facts.
* Russia's Mars500 mission makes its first (simulated) Martian walk.
* "In China, alpha males carry designer purses."
* Neil Gaiman explains why he doesn't worry about online piracy.