Do Tell: President Obama signed the landmark repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy this morning, handing a major victory to advocates of gay rights and fulfilling a campaign promise to do away with a practice that he has called discriminatory, the Washington Post reports.
Google in Europe: Pressure is growing on Google to lift the veil on some of its inner workings as European regulators investigate complaints that Google's search engine unfairly discriminates against certain websites, Reuters reports.
9/11 Responder's Bill: With just hours left in the 111th Congress, Republican lawmakers find themselves the target of ire and scorn from the most unlikely of adversaries: the firefighters and police officers who rushed into the burning towers on September 11 nearly a decade ago and worked at the site for months afterward, according to the New York Times.
Shareholder Suit: A group of Johnson & Johnson shareholders accused the company’s directors of ignoring “red flags” foreshadowing product recalls and government probes of manufacturing defects and marketing practices, Bloomberg reports.
Facebook in China: Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with some of China's top technology executives on a visit to Beijing this week that was billed as a vacation, fueling speculation about the social-networking website's ambitions to enter a market where it is blocked by censors, according to The Wall Street Journal.