Ducks's defeat, Verizon iPhone, BP leak: in today's morning chatter
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International news: Pakistan age divide
The killing of Salman Taseer has put Pakistan's lawyers -- once considered the group most likely to bring democracy to the bruised country -- under sharp critique for their support of the assassin. The New York Times reports on the generational divide within the group of lawyers.
Tech news: Verizon bites the Apple
After a very long wait for iPhone-envious Verizon users, the end is nigh: tech watchers expect an announcement today for the partnership between Apple and Verizon to become a fact. Slate looks at why Verizon made the right choice when waiting six years for the phone.
National news: Another BP leak
BP shut down the Trans-Alaska pipeline after discovering a leak at the pumping station. The leak seems to have caused minimal damage. Crews were still working to fix the damage last night. The halt on production sent oil prices up.
DC news: 10th dead in 10 days
While the nation mourns the six dead in Arizona, every day people are killed around the nation. In neighboring Prince George's County, a man was fatally stabbed yesterday -- the tenth murder victim pf the area in just 10 days of the new year.