Here are a few interesting items that we found on other sites.
Ruth Margalit reports for the New Yorker about a surprising report that shows a 21 percent poverty rate in Israel.
Julia Ioffe at the New Republic explains why the job of national security adviser is a better fit for Susan Rice.
Emily Bazelon, at Slate, cheers President Obama for his “in-your-face” nominations to the D.C. Circuit.