Reading roundup: Obamacare court fight, Andrew Luck’s mustache

Coffee and newspaper for reading roundup post

It could be another messy commute today, thanks to dropping temps and overnight snow. After that, what do we have to look forward to? Dropping temps and more snow.

Here’s a roundup of 10 or so more good reads for your midweek:

  • Four little words could decide the fate of Obamacare before the Supreme Court today. (USA Today) | The ruling on subsidies could affect thousands of Hoosiers (Indiana Public Media) — including, gulp, me.
  • ANOTHER one? A fight broke out during a boys basketball game at an Indianapolis charter school Tuesday night, resulting in injuries to a child and an arrest. (IndyStar)
  • Why did it take IMPD fully nine hours Monday to issue an Amber Alert for Emma and Aaron Blackwell, who had reportedly been kidnapped at gunpoint? (WTHR)
  • Colts quarterback Andrew Luck’s neard has been replaced by a mustache. (IndyStar)
  • Fact check: Did Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu go too far in his speech to Congress about Iran? (Associated Press)
  • How Hillary Clinton’s team responds to the controversy about her use of a private email account as secretary of state will tell us a lot about how her White House would operate. (Slate)
  • Lawyer: “Edward Snowden is ready to return to the U.S., but on the condition that he be given … a fair and impartial trial.” (USA Today)
  • It’s National Grammar Day today. What are your biggest grammar pet peeves? (Poynter)
  • This is fantastic: Vince Vaughn and his “Unfinished Business” co-stars posted for idiotic stock photos you can have for free. (Adweek)
  • Latest viral sensation: An amateur photographer’s photograph of a baby weasel riding a woodpecker. Wait, what? (BBC) | Is the #WeaselPecker photo for real? We’ve all been burned so many times before. (Guardian)

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Author: Cori

Cori Faklaris (aka "HeyCori") is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Software and Information Systems, College of Computing. Faklaris received her PhD in human-computer interaction in 2022 from Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computer Science, in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. She also is a social media expert and longtime journalist, and/or "Doer of Things No One Else Wants to Do."

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