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First Word: April 21, 2011

Here's a look at stories we're following today.

Here's a look at stories we're following today. What headlines are you clicking on?GOP escalates debt-limit demands.Obama to supporters: I understand your frustration.Critics blast Gov. Jindal's hush-hush health care privatization push.Lawsuits fly in BP's gulf spill blame game.America's next top Libertarian: Gary Johnson.Karl Rove's advice to Republicans on winning the debt limit fight.

The 2011 Time 100 list debuts today.