Blackout: Many popular sites on the internet - including Google, Wikipedia, Reddit and Fark - went dark yesterday in protest of two internet legislation bills that opponents say would cripple free speech and the internet. The Hill reports that many lawmakers have withdrawn their support within the past 24 hours.
Keystone XL: President Barack Obama rejected plans to move forward with the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Politico reports that the decision is a win-win for both parties.
Copyright: Just because something was in the public domain, doesn't always means it will stay there. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the Constitution doesn't prevent Congress from granting copyright protection to previously free, foreign works. The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle reports.
Monument: A Bethesda billionaire will donate $7.5 million toward the repair costs of the Washington Monument. The Washington Post is reporting that government officials will make the announcement today.
Alternate-side: New York City Council voted to ban the sanitation department from pasting stickers on vehicles that failed to move for street cleanings. The council argued the stickers violated the right to due process. The New York Times is there with a razor blade, rubbing alcohol and a jar of peanut butter to help you scrape it off.