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Posted at 6:00 AM ET, 12/ 3/2010

Eye Opener: Obama on LeBron; EPA boss takes on the GOP; more bad graves at Arlington; FCC wants cell phone bill fixes

By Ed O'Keefe

Eye Opener

Happy Friday!

Cabinet and Staff News: President Obama weighs in on LeBron James's return to Cleveland. First Lady Michelle Obama's child nutrition bill passes while she helps open new veterans housing. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announces a lucrative fuel contract arrangement with Kyrgyzstan. Clinton friend Beth Dozoretz lands cushy Art in Embassies job at Foggy Bottom. Nigeria may charge Dick Cheney in Halliburton probe. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson prepares to fight the GOP.

Pentagon worried Congress won't end 'don't ask, don't tell': Failing to pass the bill sets up a scenario that defense officials fear would prompt the federal courts to intervene and immediately allow gays and lesbians to serve openly.

Army investigating 8 sets of remains buried in single gravesite at Arlington: It's the latest in a series of revelations that have marred the reputation of the country's most prestigious military burial ground.

British aid worker Norgrove killed accidentally by U.S. soldier, inquiry finds: U.S. soldiers have been disciplined for not disclosing details of an explosion that killed a British aid worker in Afghanistan in October, British and U.S. officials said Thursday.

40 years of the EPA: Take a look at our interactive timeline.

Senator wants more vigorous FCC oversight of cell phone billing practices: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) urged the agency for greater oversight as users move toward smart phones and other wireless gadgets with tiered data fees.

Second Genesis on Earth?: Agency researchers have uncovered a bacterium that has five of those essential elements but has, in effect, replaced phosphorus with its look-alike but toxic cousin arsenic.

New Postal chief pushes Saturday delivery cuts: Patrick R. Donahoe began his first congressional hearing as postmaster master general-designate on a sunny note.

Diplomacy as literature: What lurks below the surface of these comments is a tone of surprise that government officials could have produced this kind of work. But really, is it that shocking?

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By Ed O'Keefe  | December 3, 2010; 6:00 AM ET
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