Afternoon Shots: January 27

British social media spying, State of the Union drinking venues, and more to absorb tonight.

Mayor-for-life Marion Barry was in the hospital for 16 days fighting a blood infection. [Capital Comment]

Columbia Mall reopens after weekend shooting. [Baltimore Sun]

The British are also spying on social media, using the delightful code name “Squeaky Dolphin.” [NBC News]

The National Zoo has two new lion cubs, and two new lion cams. [Capital Comment]

Former Republican Senator John Warner endorses Democrat Mark Warner for reelection. [Post]

Listen to the first part of this series on DC’s crack epidemic. [WAMU]

Infamous New Republic fabricator Stephen Glass will not be a lawyer in California. [Gawker]

Where to drink, eat, and drink your way through tomorrow’s State of the Union. [Best Bites]

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