The day of retirement, Starbucks smartphones and the India shuffle
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National news: Retiring politicians
Tuesday night, Capitol Hill reeled from the news that Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) would not seek reelection in 2012. And then an even bigger bomb dropped: Joe Lieberman, the 2000 Democratic vice presidential candidate, would not run again in 2012.
International news: India parliamentary reshuffle
Mired in controversy and scandal, Prime Minster Manmohan Singh took to reordering his cabinet in an attempt to restore confidence in his government, after a telecommunications scandal and a sports scandal rocked the country. The biggest move was replacing the sports minister after the Commonwealth Games, held in Delhi in 2010, were greeted with international disdain.
Tech news: Starbucks gets smart
Lovely news: World Air Traffic in 24 hours
Like watching some strange sort of yellow bird migrate: We fly a lot.
| January 19, 2011; 9:41 AM ET
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