Every afternoon we surf your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for August 18, 2011:
Washington Post: Fight ends Georgetown basketball exhibition in China
Washington Times: Obama souvenir sales in tailspin
Washington Examiner: Obama concedes health care law won’t control costs
Politico: Obama’s unhelpful advice
Roll Call: Perry’s No Tea Party Darling in Texas
National Journal: 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Members of Congress
The New Republic: ‘The Help’ Isn’t Racist. Its Critics Are.