1. APhoto Fix: Former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger checks his notes as he appears before the Iran-Contra Committee on July 31, 1987. Weinberger, who served in the Cabinets of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan and was central figure in the Iran-Contra scandal, died today. He was 88. Click here. (AP File Photo/Barry Thumma, File)
3. Humor Fix: The number of smokers in the country is at its lowest level in 53 years. That’s because most smokers are now dead! — Jay Leno.
5. Top of the News Fix: Nofziger dies at 81 here, Gallup: Health care tops terror as top U.S. issue here, Animal rightists: Go vegetarian to avoid bird flu here, Poll: Most think illegal aliens are serious problem here, and The Smoking Gun: Kerry’s strange hotel demands here.
6. Opinion Fix: Sens. John Cornyn & Jon Kyl/Houston Chronicle (Don’t reward illegal behavior), Jack Kelly/RealClearPolitics (Sunday’s gunfight in Iraq), NY Daily News (He knew. He lied. 2749 people died), Rebecca Hagelin/Heritage Foundation (Video game violence & our sons), and Meghan Basham/Townhall (Review: “Inside Man”).