A bionic woman who can cha-cha Washington Post
‘Barn Drama’ Puts Riders on Their High Horses Wall Street Journal
Hungry Spouses Lash Out as Low Blood Sugar Spurs Anger Bloomberg. This is Bloomberg story? And even odder, it was made prominent on the site (bigger font, image too).
Scientists unmask a piece in the puzzle of how the inheritance of traumas is mediated MedicalXpress (Chuck L)
Sub abandons search for black boxes when ocean proves too deep Christian Science Monitor
China engineers ‘Potemkin defaults’ to mask debt reality Financial Times
Housing Trouble Grows in China Wall Street Journal
School lauded for installing condom dispenser ThaiVisa (furzy mouse)
B-52s and MOPs for Israel? Sic Semper Tyrannis
Turkey’s Rogue Game in Syria CounterPunch
Russian jet passes near US warship Associated Press (OIFVet)
Obama, Putin Talk as Unrest Roils Ukraine Wall Street Journal
U.N. Security Council talks Ukraine Associated Press
Russia’s bond market is Achilles Heel as showdown with West escalates Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
An Economic Sanctions Menu Targeting Russia Menzie Chinn, Econbrowser. I don’t understand the logic here when America’s resupply routes for our troops in Afghanistan run though Russia (which heretofore has been cooperating) and Pakistan (which hasn’t been).
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Scramble to fix Heartbleed could slow Web to a crawl Washington Post
‘Heartbleed’ steals social security and mums’ messages Financial Times
Hacker From China Wastes Little Time in Exploiting Heartbleed Bloomberg
Washington Post wins Pulitzer Prize for public service, shared with Guardian Washington Post. Note the WaPo won a second Pulitzer for a series on food stamps.
US Army denies clemency for WikiLeaks source Manning Voice of Russia
Passover Greetings from the Editor The Intercept (Deontos). A fair bit of hostility in the comments section.
Healthcare law to cost less than thought Financial Times. Because people bought crappier policies than assumed:
The cut was mainly due to lower government subsidies for private insurance bought on the exchanges, because the insurance plans available were not as generous as the CBO had assumed.
TurboTax Maker Linked to ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing Alternet. Dear long suffering Americans: did you know that in most civilized countries, the government sends you a draft tax return based on what they think your income is, and you can either accept it or file a revised return?
The Hedge Fund Managers Tax Break: Because Wall Streeters Want Your Money Dean Baker, TruthOut
Social Security won’t collect old taxpayer debts Washington Post
10 States Most Dependent on the Federal Government Wall Street Cheat Sheet (Carol B)
In Many Cities, Rent Is Rising Out of Reach of Middle Class New York Times
I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway Atlantic (optimader)
Christopher Whalen: The death of mortgage lending Housing Wire
The planets are aligning against the Fed John Dizard, Financial Times
Thomas Piketty and Millennial Marxists on the Scourge of Inequality Nation (furzy mouse)