- Patrick Swayze passes away.
- Congratulations to Juan Martin Del Potro and Kim Clijsters, who overcame Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki respectively to win their draws of the US Open. And in baseball news, congratulations to Ichiro, who set a new record for consecutive 200-hit seasons, at nine.
- Meet Nikki White, one of the 18,000 who died from lack of insurance.
- Eva Stimson’s cover story for Presbyterians Today, "The faces of immigration."
- FactCheck.org looks into how H.R.3200 impacts undocumented immigrants.
- So close … and yet so far: the California Senate passes an ambitious renewable energy bill … which Governor Schwarzenegger says he’s going to veto.