- Houston residents elected their first openly gay mayor, becoming the largest city in the U.S. to do so.
- A former Purdue University graduate student was sentenced to four years for online threats toward Bush and Cheney.
- Eight people were arrested after attacking the home of the UC Berkeley Chancellor over tuition increases.
- The White house issued a statement ‘strongly’ condemning Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill. Even Senator Chuck Grassley has called the bill "un-Christian and unjust."
- A federal court in New York has issued an injunction to stop the new law aimed at defunding ACORN.
- President Obama is scheduled to meet with top bankers on Monday.
The new meeting comes amid a major new push from the White House for job creation, much of which is aimed at reviving small businesses. Administration officials have tried to push large banks, particularly those who received federal assistance, to make more loans and help the economy grow. Recent data has shown lending has contracted in the last year.
- The Sanford divorce filing is online.