Following up yesterday's item about Justice Scalia allegedly flipping off the press: in a letter to the Boston Herald, the jurist denies doing anything obscene. Also from the follow department, OJR takes a look at charges that ESPN and the AP ripped off material from blogs.
In politics, Democrats have issued their first unified position paper on anti-terrorism. Will it be enough? Bulgaria has recommitted troops to Iraq after earlier removing them. The mission is non-combat, however. Elsewhere around the world, there are reports that street gangs are beginning to prey on French college student rioters.
Last: Sci-Fi channel offers fans a chance to create their own superhero TV show. That's scary enough but it gets worse when you learn that you can't win without submitting photos of you dressed as the character.