Japan: A second nuclear reactor explodes while a third hangs in the balance, and over 1,000 bodies wash up on shore.

"Prepare": A postcard to the Pacific Northwest.

Faced with the Horror Wrought by the Combination of Nuclear Reactors and Earthquakes...: Future of U.S. nuclear industry is uncertain.

Meanwhile in Iraq: Suicide bomber at military post kills 11 soldiers and wounds dozens of others.

Meanwhile in Afghanistan: Suicide bomber at army recruitment center kills at least 33 people.

Stepping Down: State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley resigns after blasting Obama administration for its treatment of Pvt. Bradley Manning.

Anonymous in Action: Hackers release e-mails allegedly showing how Bank of America sought to hide information on foreclosures.

Clearwire in Contention: Class-action lawsuit alleges the Kirkland-based internet service provider is "akin to a bandwidth Ponzi scheme."

"Beg for Your Job Back": Alec Baldwin's advice to Charlie Sheen.

Have You Checked Casinos and Ravines?: Search for president for UW intensifies.

In Advance Her Large-Scale Work in the Sound Transit Station: Ellen Forney banners coming to Broadway.

Finally, some melodic escapism, as supplied by Roxy Music, who, on this day in 1981, topped the UK singles chart with their cover of John Lennon's "Jealous Guy."