Tuesday Newsday [3.5.12]

Happy Tuesday! In honor of your busy midterms week, here is a short, succinct summary of current happenings.

Breaking News

Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela, has died from cancer. Read 15-minute-old article here.

National News

The Harlem Globetrotters played in North Korea. Not a joke. Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong-un hugged.

Good signs for the economy? The stock market had a record-breaking good day today, with the DOW finishing at nearly 14, 200.

The T.S.A. has made some significant rule changes to be more aligned with international standards, is now allowing pocket knives and certain sports equipment, like golf clubs, on airlines.

The senate has confirmed John Brennan as the new director of the CIA, but not without intense negotiation with the White House.


Now get back to work! Just kidding. Thanks for reading, and best of luck this week.


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