* The State of the Union speech was a step against austerity. Yes, the State of the Union still matters. The opposition response, however, remains pointless.
* By the numbers: 27 statistics on the real state of our union.
* "One-third of Americans who were middle class in 2008 now consider themselves lower or lower middle class."
* Follow-up: China's Jade Rabbit lunar rover appears to be unrecoverable.
* By the numbers: ten years of World of Warcraft.