Here are a few of the stories we're reading this morning:
- Defiant Assad Denies Ordering Bloody Syrian Crackdown
- Can Mitt Find the Wit to Boot Newt?
- Plan B: FDA Considers Putting Morning After Pill on Drug Store Shelves
- With Last Word, Blagojevich to Ask for Mercy
- Guns N' Roses and Chili Peppers in Rock Hall
- Alec Baldwin: What Happened on American Airlines Flight?