Iran Plot: Saudi Arabia vowed on Wednesday that Iran would "pay the price" for an alleged plot to kill its ambassador in Washington and U.S. officials said there could be a push for a new round of U.N. sanctions. Tehran angrily rejected the charges laid out by a number of top U.S. officials on Tuesday as "amateurish," Reuters reports
Jobs Bill Stalls: In a major setback for President Obama, the Senate on Tuesday blocked consideration of his $447 billion jobs bill, forcing the White House and Congressional Democrats to scramble to salvage parts of the plan, the centerpiece of Mr. Obama’s push to revive a listless economy, according to The New York Times.
Don't Cry for Lerach: These days, most things are good for 65-year-old Bill Lerach, who pleaded guilty in 2007 to a $251 million client- kickback scheme. Having left prison 19 months ago, he’s in a retirement many might envy, Bloomberg reports.
Go to Jail: The District may be the only place in the nation where police are authorized to arrest drivers if their plates are more than 30 days out of date. Critics of the policy, notably AAA, challenge the police’s authority to jail people for the offense, The Washington Post reports.