* Extreme smog blankets Beijing.
* Why Republicans will simply refuse to deal with Obama.
* House Republicans kick off the new session by attacking Planned Parenthood funding. Again.
* Good read: "So go forward, feminists, and let us try to un-sow the confusion around the relationship of alcohol and rape."
* Rare photo of the blast cloud over Hiroshima uncovered.
* End of an era: the end of the Comic Buyer's Guide.