Wikileaks, A New Facebook, The Gold Bust & More…

Wikileaks! China, Iran, Guantanamo…everyone’s talking about it, and everyone should be reading them. Start here & here.

Chris Hughes, one of the founders of Facebook, is starting a new social networking site focused on charities. {NYT}

President Barack Obama and the U.S.’s newly elected congressional leaders are sitting down today to hug it all out. {CNN}

The European Union is launching an antitrust investigation into Google. {LAT}

Since the global recession hit, well-off investors have been singing the praises of gold. Now? Not so much. {Reuters}

Leslie Nielson, who was a Hollywood heartthrob turned one of the funniest comedic actors ever, has died at age 84. {LAT}

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