Nothing New Here: Confronting a sex abuse scandal spreading across Europe, Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday apologized directly to victims and their families in Ireland. The pope failed to mention any penalty for this violation.

The Sky is Falling: Plane crashes in front yard of Lewis County house, leaving one dead and one injured.

Local Tragedy: Missing boy's death ruled accidental drowning; mother still missing.

The Perversion Files:
Portland lawsuit claims Boy Scouts have hidden extensive documents that chronicle the sexual abuse of young boys by Boy Scout leaders over the years

Abortion: Something We Can All Compromise On: House Democratic leaders late Friday were exploring the possibility of a deal with abortion opponents that would clinch the final votes to pass major health care legislation.

Local Woman Possible Victim: Serial killer's victim may have been from Seattle area; her identity has yet to be revealed.

Southern Segregation: Mississippi ends segregation of HIV-positive prisoners, leaving Alabama and South Carolina as the only states that continue the practice.

Slipping Through the Cracks: As disasters often do in poor countries, Haiti’s earthquake has exposed the extreme inadequacies of its mental health services just at the moment when they are most needed.

Marriage Counseling: Not For Everyone: Man shoots wife five times during a counseling session at a Federal Way Lutheran church after she refused to reconcile.

Movie Night!: Iraqis gather to watch Oscar-winning film "The Hurt Locker" to commemorate the 7th (!!!) anniversary of the war in Iraq; it was the first public showing of the movie.

Get Your Hands Off My Gender Identity: For the first time, an individual has eschewed gender identity and legally become a person without a gender.

Dutch Gays Responsible for Massacre: A former American general blamed "open homosexuality" in the Dutch army for the failure to prevent the Srebrenica massacre in 1995.

Bad Romance: Lady Gaga's ex-boyfriend is suing her for 30 million dollars.