Update at 2:15 p.m. ET. Don't Point Fingers, Obama Says:
President Obama continues to speak with reporters about the ongoing impasse his administration is having with Congressional Republicans over how much to cut out of this year's federal budget. He was just asked: Who will be to blame if the government has to shut down at midnight Friday because its spending authority will have expired?
It's Spring. The temperature's rising. And a young toad's fancy turns to ... other young toads.
On Port Royal Avenue in Philadelphia that means folks are shutting down the street again so that thousands of the little critters can safely get across the road to the Roxborough reservoir — where, as CBSPhilly.com delicately puts it, the toads "consummate their relationship."
"Any time you get involved in any controversial issue, there's always going to be extremes that react," Rep. Peter King (R-NY) tells Politico about the bloody pig's foot and anti-Semitic note that someone reportedly mailed to his Washington, D.C., office.
Most people who have chronic pain — a bad back, arthritis, or many other ailments — see their primary care physician for treatment. If ibuprofen doesn't ease the ache, these doctors often prescribe narcotic drugs like Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin.
Sure, the history-making statistic from Monday night's NCAA men's championship game was that Butler shot 18.8 percent, the lowest of any team in an NCAA men's final, ever, and the worst shooting performance in an NCAA tournament game since 1946.