No Loophole: President Barack Obama says he will not bypass Congress and cite an obscure part of the Constitution to prevent a government debt default, but legal experts say it would prove difficult to challenge him in court should he change his mind, Reuters reports.
Business Interest: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which spent millions of dollars last year helping elect Republicans to Congressional seats, is struggling to convince the House it helped to build that the debt ceiling must be increased, The New York Times reports.
9/11 Coverage: Workers who were involved in the response to the World Trade Center attack will not have their cancer treatments compensated under a program set up after September 11, according to a controversial decision released Tuesday by the World Trade Center Health Program, CNN reports.
Star Wars Suit: George Lucas’s production company Lucasfilm Ltd. failed to convince Britain’s highest court that its U.K. copyrights were violated by sales of replica Imperial Stormtrooper helmets from the movie “Star Wars,” according to Bloomberg.
Green Card Murder?: The woman who was paid $500 a week to marry a Washington pizzeria owner’s brother in an immigration scheme denied in testimony Tuesday that she hatched a deadly plan after the payments stopped, the Washington Post reports.