Mourning In America: Johanna Neuman has the unenviable task of rounding up the nation’s tributes, including speeches by Donald Rumsfeld, Barack Obama and pretty much everyone else.

41180986-23070811.jpgHuh? We had considered the lack of convictions in the London bombing plot case to be a failure. But we, apparently, are alone in that thinking. Check out Sebastian Rotella‘s story: “The trial of eight Britons charged with plotting to blow up transatlantic flights ended in London this week with a mixed verdict. But to anti-terrorism officials, two things are clear: The 2006 plot was an ambitious effort by Al Qaeda to match the carnage of the Sept. 11 attacks. And it failed.”

25333509.jpgLocal Memorials: According to the LAT‘s listing: “Two ceremonies are planned, one at 7 a.m. at the Fire Department Museum and Fallen Firefighter Memorial (1355 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood); one at 10 a.m. at the Fire Department Training Center (1700 Stadium Way in Elysian Park), with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on hand to mark the event.”