8:06 AM Kevin McCullough explains why worship pastor Jeffrey Johnson of New Orleans made it through to Hollywood on American Idol last night. Simon Cowell understands why the Red States will love him.


8:00 AM Greg Chadaranek says I should try the top hot dog spots in Chicago. He especially recommends Hot Doug's, which recently reopened after a fire, giving new meaning to its name.


7:53 AM Some good news about investing in China, but Charles Krauthammer offers some cautionary thoughts. And the Communist government in Beijing still doesn't know what to do about Zhao Ziyang, the Chinese leader who supported the students in Tiananmen Sqaure in 1989.

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