New York Times: Journalist, feminist and cultural critic Ellen Willis died of cancer yesterday. Her writing was at once anti-authoritarian and broad-minded. During the Lewinsky scandal she was one of the first to note the wider implications for the culture, and for journalism, in particular: "Just as Victorian repression produced a thriving pornography industry, the exclusion of sex from 'serious' news media produced tabloidism," she famously wrote.
Times Online: Dr. Giuseppi Del Priore of New York Downtown Hospital says he plans to perform the nation's first uterus transplant. The news spread fast, but the procedure will be costly and dangerous -- womb to spare jokes will likely be more common than actual transplants for the foreseeable future.
BBC: Police in Chile have arrested two members of the notorious all-girl burgling gang the Spider Girls. "We like to buy new clothes," one ex-member explains.
ABC News: Former "World News Tonight" co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas describes her first week back to work after maternity leave, and ponders the "Can Working Mothers Have It All" question. (Spoiler: Not so much.)
Slate: Who's putting Muslim women into veils in the West? The media!