The Monday Catchup

Argo won big at the Oscars (via

Argo won big at the Oscars (via

Good morning! Here’s the news you may have missed going into the last week of classes before break.

The Lead Story:

Argo won the big Oscar prize, picking up Best Picture,  Adapted Screenplay, and Editing.  Other big winners were Jennifer Lawrence, Quentin Tarantino, and The Life of Pi.

Everything Else:

GOP Governor’s are encouraging their Hill counterparts to come up with a better strategy for dealing with the sequester.

Speculation is brewing surrounding the implications of a White House brief on DOMA.

The U.S. has recently been taking on more cyber-security threats originating in China.

Jimmie Johnson wins the Daytona 500.  Pole leader Danica Patrick comes in 8th.

The Long Read: Prison and the Poverty Trap.

The Weather: The weather is going to be all over the place this week with sun, rain, and snow all before Thursday.

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