Ensign Ex-Aide Indicted: A former U.S. Senate administrative assistant, whose wife had an affair with Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.), was indicted on Thursday on seven counts of lobbying Ensign and his staff in violation of federal conflict of interest laws, The Associated Press reports.
Ag and Immigration: The Wall Street Journal reports that "farmers in states from Florida to Indiana" are pressuring state-level politicians to rethink legislation that would authorize crackdowns on illegal immigration.
Expat Murder: The Associated Press reports on an American woman who has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted in Hong Kong of murdering her investment banker-husband by drugging him with a milkshake and bludgeoning him to death.
Knowing Tax Law: General Electric, the nation's largest corporation, paid no taxes in 2010, The New York Times reports. Much credit goes, reportedly, to the company's senior tax counsel, John Samuels.
Steroid Battle: Jose Canseco does not have kind words for former Yankee teammate Roger Clemens, who is under indictment for lying to Congress, The Daily News reports.