The formal title of the two-page bill the House is scheduled to vote on Wednesday is "Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act." But in the wake of the recent shootings in Arizona that killed six people and critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), the phrase "job-killing" was barely mentioned during the first few hours of debate on the House floor.
Instead, many Republicans used more restrained language to describe their distaste with the health measure passed last year.
A separating couple often needs to sell their home to split the money and finalize the divorce. The terrible housing market can make the situation even worse. But there are some real estate agents who specialize in helping such clients move on.
With three kids under the age of five, Hourieh Mansoori's husband walked out.
"I was confused as to what was happening to me after 10 years of marriage," she says. "You know, you think it's for better or for worse and he's not there to help me and I was in basically a confusion state of mind."
Tina Brown, editor of the Daily Beast and Newsweek, checks in again for the occasional recommended-reading feature Morning Edition likes to call Word of Mouth.
This time, she brings with her a book and two articles about people faced with change, a constrained set of choices and the limits of control -- from President Barack Obama to the highest of private-sector achievers to, finally, a first responder cracking under the weight of his job.
I've spoken to horribly disabled old football players who told me they'd do it all again, whatever life's sacrifice, just to have played the game. How many players have taken performance-enhancing drugs without any concern about the possible side effects? So many athletes will do almost anything to compete.
But now, in an ironic twist, some surgeons have come to feel terribly conflicted about their part in salvaging an athlete's career.