• Political Strategist Karl Frisch calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about Chris Christie’s social policy dance

Black• Comedian Lewis Black calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about his new PPV special, “Lewis Black: Old Yeller Live At The Borgata”

• Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner on Wednesday reached a tentative deal involving a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him — but details were not made public, including whether settlement hinged on the former congressman resigning.

The Obama administration acknowledged that it was ordered to stop scooping up thousands of Internet messages from Americans with no connection to terrorism — a practice it says happend when it gathered bundles of Internet traffic connected to terror suspects.

• The troubled young man who allegedly walked into a Georgia elementary school with a high-powered rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammo told a staffer that he didn’t care about dying and should have just gone to a mental hospital, 911 tapes revealed Wednesday.

• Syrian President Assad’s forces pressed on with a military offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said a chemical weapons attack the day before killed between 100 and 1,300 people.