"Iranian police have placed opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi under house arrest," the BBC reports, citing Mousavi's official website as its source. And the network adds that the website "says the move is intended to block him from attending a rally in Tehran in support of the protests in Egypt."
The New York Times this morning offers more details about the progress that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) is making at the Houston rehabilitation center where she's being treated for the severe head injuries she received when a gunman attacked her and others on Jan. 8 in Tucson. Some highlights:
The Obama administration is due to officially present its budget plan for fiscal 2012 this morning. As the Associated Press writes, he's "sending Congress a $3.73 trillion spending blueprint that pledges $1.1 trillion in deficit savings over the next decade through spending cuts and tax increases."