Hu’s Not There — Rioting in China has cut short President Hu Jintao’s trip to the G-8.
Meanwhile, fighting continues in Urumqui between the Han and the Uighurs.
Yawn — Russians aren’t giving President Obama the rock star treatment.
The rioting may be over, but there’s still a power struggle in Iran.
“Well Qualified” — So says the ABA about Judge Sotomayor. That’s their highest rating.
Speaking of lawyers, Alberto Gonzales has landed a teaching gig.
Mediator — Costa Rican President Oscar Arias agrees to mediate the Honduras dispute.
Miami-Dade School Board drafts a budget with no layoffs of employees.
Hot town — Miami hit 95 F yesterday, tying a record. It’s expected to cool off later in the week.
There was a funeral in L.A. yesterday.
Tigers win against KC.