Monday Round-up

Emily Ulber

World: North Korean Workers’ Party delegates arrived in Pyongyang on Monday in preparation for a meeting that could mark the debut of current leader Kim Jong-il’s youngest son as his successor. (New York Times)

Nation: Louisiana officials still aren’t sure who is in charge of the oil spill cleanup in the Gulf of Mexico, a parish president told an Obama-appointed panel on Monday. (USA Today)

State: Louisville is hosting IdeaFestival 2010, a five-day celebration with presenters from the worlds of the arts, business, design, education, medicine, technology, sciences and other disciplines. The festival will start Wednesday. (The Courier-Journal)

Other: At least 280 endangered Morelet crocodiles have escaped from a Mexican refuge near the Gulf of Mexico after heaving flooding caused by Hurricane Karl. (Yahoo! News)