Ricin Arrest: A Mississippi martial arts instructor is in police custody as part of a probe into ricin-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and two other public officials, Reuters reports. Everett Dutschke, 41, faces maximum possible penalties of life imprisonment and a $250,000 fine if convicted.
'Goodbye': Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said she isn't sure the court should have taken Bush v. Gore, which ended the Florida recount and decided the 2000 presidential election, the Chicago Tribune reports. "It took the case and decided it at a time when it was still a big election issue," O'Connor said during a talk Friday with the Tribune editorial board. "Maybe the court should have said, 'We're not going to take it, goodbye.'"
Transportation Nomination: President Barack Obama intends to nominate Charlotte, N.C., mayor Anthony Foxx to serve as the next transportation secretary, The New York Times reports.
Unlocked: Approximately 500 cell-door locks opened at the same time at Montgomery County's main jail on Saturday morning, The Washington Post reports. The malfunction didn't lead to any escapes.