12:08pm

Tue November 22, 2011
The Two-Way

Ala. Immigration Law Back In Spotlight After Mercedes-Benz Exec Is Arrested

Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 12:37 pm

Foliage is seen on the engine hood of a Mercedes Benz.
Joerg Sarbach ASSOCIATED PRESS

Last week, a Mercedes-Benz executive was stopped by police in Alabama because his rental car did not have a license plate. He had a German identification card but had left his passport and driver's license at his hotel.

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11:30am

Tue November 22, 2011
The Two-Way

Occupy Updates: L.A. Offers Space, Marchers Arrive In D.C.

Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 11:34 am

At Occupy Los Angeles: Protesters, and one dog, take part in a yoga session.
David McNew Getty Images

A small group of Occupy Wall Street supporters who have taken two weeks to walk from New York to Washington, D.C., arrived in the nation's capital today, The Washington Post reports. They're hoping to temporarily occupy a patch of land on the National Mall.

That's one bit of Occupy-related news today. Others:

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11:10am

Tue November 22, 2011
The Salt

Bush Meat: When Conservation And Child Nutrition Collide

Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 11:17 am

A man prepares an aye-aye, a rare type of lemur found only on the island of Madagascar, for dinner. These primates are an important source of iron and protein despite being critically endangered.
Christopher Golden

With its big, round eyes and bushy tail, the aye-aye lemur looks like a a cross between a monkey and a squirrel. To many people in Madagascar, it's a tasty, traditional meal, and an excellent source of protein and iron.

But with as few as 1,000 to 10,000 lemurs left on the island, conservationists say they're critically endangered and don't belong on the dinner table.

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9:31am

Tue November 22, 2011
Latin America

'Miss Bala': Beauty Queen Meets Drug Lord

Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 9:14 pm

Stephanie Sigman as Laura in the Canana and Fox International Productions film Miss Bala.
Eniac Martinez 20th Century Fox

Throughout Latin America, stories about drug lords have permeated popular culture.

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9:30am

Tue November 22, 2011
The Two-Way

Pakistan's Ambassador To U.S. Resigns Amid 'Memogate' Controversy

"I have requested PM Gilani to accept my resignation as Pakistan Ambasssador to US," Husain Haqqani just wrote on his Twitter page.

And he followed that with this statement: "I have much to contribute to building a new Pakistan free of bigotry & intolerance. Will focus energies on that."

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9:00am

Tue November 22, 2011
U.S.

Occupy America: The Commemorative Game

What began in the fall of 2011 as the amorphous Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City morphed into Occupy America, a nationwide diorama drama containing many elements of a board game — positive steps, punishing losses of turn and, in some cities such as Hartford, Conn., occasional free parking.

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8:57am

Tue November 22, 2011
Monkey See

How Hugh Grant Wants To Make You Rethink Tabloid Culture

Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 10:34 am

British actor Hugh Grant attends a fringe meeting during the Conservative Party Conference at Manchester Central on October 4, 2011.
Jeff J. Mitchell Getty Images

From a pop culture perspective, Hugh Grant's testimony yesterday about ethics in journalism is a fascinating step for a guy who's already had a pretty interesting trajectory.

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8:40am

Tue November 22, 2011
The Two-Way

'4.74 Degrees Of Kevin Bacon' Just Doesn't Sound As Good As 6

Kevin Bacon: Six degrees has been the standard when it comes to him.
Mike Coppola Getty Images

Who would want to play "4.74 Degrees of Kevin Bacon?"

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8:17am

Tue November 22, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Here Comes The Judge: A New Prescription For Medical Malpractice

Early intervention can lead to quicker resolution of malpractice claims.
iStockphoto.com

The medical malpractice system is considered broken by many providers and politicians, a cause of runaway healthcare spending and an open door for plaintiffs to pursue frivolous lawsuits in the hope of a hefty payday.

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8:06am

Tue November 22, 2011

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