Links from the Times for Oct. 14: Health care reform; Dr. Said Hakki, Jordan Valdez, Rifqa Bary, Florida Boys School, Jordan Elementary
Health care proposals: The Senate Finance Committee approved a health care bill on Tuesday. Senate Democratic leaders will now have to merge the bill with a more liberal measure approved in July by the Senate health committee. Three House committees also approved health care bills in July and House leaders are now working to distill from the three bills one package that will go to the floor. The New York Times and the Washington Post offer interactive looks at how the three bills stack up.
Backstory: Hyde Park fatal hit-and-run
Backstory: Rifqa Bary, Muslim-turned-Christian runaway
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