— A reporter's guide to covering hurricanes.

— Eight-year-old evacuating for Issac leaves instructions for her stuffed animals.

— The political geography of the Republican National Convention floor.

— Marty Feldstein critiques the Tax Policy Center's analysis of Romney's tax plan.

— Tampa's famous mystery monkey may be stalking the RNC.

— The GOP platform comes out against McCain-Feingold.

— This model predicts very high Latino turnout.

— Obama does Reddit's "Ask Me Anything." Here are just his answers.

— Kurt Vonnegut's chore list.