• This poor duckling was going to be put down following an accident that left him with a fractured leg, but his owner enlisted the help of a local cobbler and ended up with an adorable corrective sandal. •
ABC News reports that former President Bill Clinton met this afternoon in North Korea with imprisoned journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling and that they might be released tonight or tomorrow. Update: They have been released. [ABC News, MSNBC]
Has everyone already forgotten about detained journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee? Advocacy group Reporters Without Borders thinks so.
Responding to criticism from the Initiative for Black Germans, the Dresden Zoo has changed the name of one of its baby mandrills from "Obama" to "Okeke" — unfortunately, also a common African surname. •
• Katie Couric to Princeton's female grads: "There is no more challenging, rewarding or important job than being a mom. I just want to say this — sometimes dreams of domestic bliss are interrupted by reality. People get divorced. People die. You need to protect yourself." How inspiring. •