Some Assembly Required: North Korea's launch of a multistage rocket Friday proved a global embarrassment after it exploded less than two minutes into flight, The Wall Street Journal reports. The New York Times has coverage here. The failed effort to put a satellite in space is raising international concern, The Washington Post reports.
Extra Innings: Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the retrial of former pitching great Roger Clemens, charged with lying to Congress about steroid use. The New York Times' Juliet Macur previews challenges for the government, whose legal team botched the first trial. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton is presiding over a motion hearing this afternoon in Washington.
Sentenced: A man convicted in Boston federal district court of conspiring to support Al Qaeda will serve more than 17 years behind bars, Sheri Qualters of The National Law Journal reports. The man, Tarek Mehanna, a U.S. citizen, was accused in a conspiracy to provide personnel and advice to Al Qaeda.
Taking a Break: Scott Graham of The Recorder digests the high profile wage-and-hour ruling by the California Supreme Court. The court ruled employers must permit meal breaks for employees but not ensure that those breaks are actually taken.
Protest: On the heels of the shooting death of Trayon Martin, advocacy groups are criticizing major corporations that provided financial support to the conservative organizations that encouraged "Stand Your Ground" legislation, according to a report by Tom Hambuger in The Washington Post. Peter Overby of NPR has coverage here on the backlash against major companies.
Leaked: Former CIA officer John Kiriakou, charged with disclosing classified information to the press, is expected to plead not guilty today in Alexandria federal district court. Carrie Johnson of NPR reports on the challenges facing the government.