Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The AM Roundup: Role of Health-Law ‘Navigators’ Under Fire

Guide dogged: Lawmakers across the country are tussling over the Obama administration’s plans to create a small army of assistants to guide millions of Americans as they sign up for new health-insurance options available this fall. WSJ
Pot vote: Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to decide how Los Angeles should regulate medical marijuana storefronts that have cropped up over the past several years. AP
Miles to go: The Supreme Court will hear the case of a rabbi who argued his membership in Northwest Airlines’ elite frequent-flyer program was improperly revoked. WSJ
Taxing questions: There are still plenty of unanswered questions about how Internal Revenue Service agents in Cincinnati started targeting certain groups applying for tax-exempt status. WSJ
Faulty leak: A former top federal prosecutor in Arizona leaked internal documents to reporters in 2011, aiming to undermine a congressional investigation into the botched Fast and Furious gun-trafficking sting, the Justice Department inspector general said.WSJ
Shady: The company that administers the rights to Eminem’s music filed a lawsuit against Facebook FB +0.24%, claiming the social network lifted one of the rapper’s songs for the April launch of a new application called “Facebook Home.” Hollywood Reporter
Abu Ghaith case: A request by Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law to retain a former Legal Aid Society lawyer has been complicated by the fact that the attorney is under federal indictment in Syracuse and under federal investigation in Manhattan.

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