The Monday Catchup

This guy got arrested for assault.

This guy got arrested for assault.

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over inauguration weekend:

The Lead Story: Chris Brown was arrested Sunday morning in Washington D.C. on felony assault charges. TMZ alleges that Brown punched the victim in the face after getting into an argument on K Street outside the W Hotel. The incident could constitute a violation of his probation for assaulting Rihanna in 2009, which would mean up to four years in jail. Seems like anger management courses are long overdue here.

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The Monday Catchup

(The Fiscal Cliff. via minnpost.com)

(The Fiscal Cliff. via minnpost.com)

Good morning! Here’s the news you may have missed:

The Lead Story:

After seemingly making steps towards a solution to the nation’s precarious fiscal situation, both sides in Washington dug in their heels on Sunday talk shows, blaming each other for current problems. The Democratic representative at these talks, Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner  said the issue was a “decision that lies in the hands of Republicans who are now opposing an increase in the tax rates.”

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The Monday Catchup

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Amazon warehouses: the waiting room of your material needs. (via niemanlabs.com)

Good morning! Here’s what you missed while you were getting your hair cut over break:

The Lead Story: Today is Cyber Monday, the busiest online shopping day of the year. After dropping over $1 billion on Black Friday, shoppers are expected by many to spend around $1.5 billion on the web today. Here’s a guide to the ins and outs of the digital holiday.

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The Monday Catchup

This is, coincidentally, the second week in a row that a Fox News anchor has appeared in the Monday Catchup photo. (via slate.com)

Good morning! Here’s the news you may have missed:

The Lead Story: 

So you may have heard about the debate last week. What you may not have heard about was the debate last weekend. I’m talking about the debate between Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly. The two sparred over entitlements, the media and the legacy of Bush 43. What you missed in one sentence: “Blame the founders.”

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