* India looks to reduce poverty by giving poor people money. And it might work.
* How many troops will we keep in Afghanistan?
* Good read: what are the options on dealing with the debt limit?
* Oooooh: on rebuilding a broken ecosystem.
* Free market in action: how did lead get into our gasoline anyways?
* Who is actually against Hagel for Defense, and why.
* Nice. The National Cathedral will have same-sex marriages.
* More good news: the Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to embryonic stem cell research.