First, the oily bits:
An explanation of the "top kill" BP is planning for Wednesday morning. Warning: very wonky! But very good if you are a wonk.
More about working at those depths.
BP may be barred from government contracts, but it supplies a lot of fuel to the military.
Here's an idea for regulating the oil industry.
The thread at Balloon Juice from which some of these links were gleaned. The comments are worth reading; it seems to be the people with the least technical knowledge who are most vocal that someone must do something.
For a change of pace, something about China's role in the dispute between North and South Korea. Via, which has a bit more to say about this.