• Yes, Richard Goldstone will travel to Israel; no, he will not work to retract the report that bears his name. [AP/Vos Iz Neias?]

• Meanwhile it becomes clearer how he was persuaded. [JPost]

• The International Monetary Fund gave much coveted high scores to the Palestinian Authority on metrics of governance and corruption. [WSJ]

• However, the P.A. (as well as Hamas) was called out by a civil rights group for cracking down harshly on journalists. [AP/WP]

• President Obama selected Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to lead the Democratic National Committee (more at 10). [JTA/Forward]

• BREAKING: Slow news morning.