Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:


Eva Longoria (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Rupert Murdoch’s parents met when he saw the beautiful debutante’s photo in a magazine and contrived to meet her. Cute story? Well, he was 42; she was 18 — but hey, it was the Roaring ’20s. Dame Elisabeth Mudoch just died at 103 and left behind a fascinating obituary.


Jack Abramoff (Charles Dharapak/AP)

In other news: Kate Middleton out of the hospital. John McAfee apprehended in Guatemala. The Senate arranges special screening of “Lincoln.” Terrible public suicide of Serbia’s ambassador to NATO.

Looking for today’s Reliable Source? Start here: Michelle Kwan, bureaucrat: Skating champ now has State Department job