Revealing: A federal judge in Virginia has ordered Twitter to reveal data about three account holders who are under investigation for their possible connection to the whistleblower site WikiLeaks, The New York Times reports. Twitter told the account holders earlier this year about the government's request for personal information.
Testifying: Newly released transcripts depicting Richard Nixon's grand jury testimony in the Watergate investigation reveal a bitter, cynical former president. The New York Times reports Nixon portrayed himself as a victim of government abuses. A federal trial judge in Washington ordered the release of the transcripts over the objection of the U.S. Justice Department.
Retiring: Two federal trial judges in Washington are soon stepping down from the bench. U.S. district judges Henry Kennedy Jr. and Ricardo Urbina announced their plans yesterday. Kennedy will retire Nov. 18 and Urbina, who had previously taken senior status, will retire in March 2012.
Discussing: Embattled former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is talking with King & Spalding partner J. Sedwick Sollers, who manages the firm's Washington office. Paterno has not been charged with a crime in the sex scandal at the university.
Delaying: The Obama administration is delaying action on a cross-country pipeline that critics assailed as a threat to public health. The Washington Post reports the State Department, which is overseeing the permitting process, is extending its review of the proposed pipeline.
Awarding: A jury has awarded a $100 million verdict in a Miami priest sex abuse case, the Daily Business Review reports. "It's a measure of justice for the victim. The jury is sending a strong message for would-be predators and that goes a long way for protecting children," the plaintiff's attorney said.
Talking: A marathon negotiation session Thursday between the National Basketball Association and players' representatives did not produce a deal. A revised offer is on the table for the players. But only until the middle of next week.
Parking: Real or fake? The Los Angeles Times examines the many illegal no-parking signs on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, Calif.