March Agenda: Congress doesn't intend to reverse across-the-board spending cuts that took effect Friday, The Washington Post reports. But it is hoping to avert a government shutdown that could happen by the end of the month.
Wiping Away: U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Francisco on Friday took away roughly $450 million of the $1.05 billion in damages a jury awarded last August to Apple Inc. in its smartphone patent war against Samsung Electronics Co., The Recorder reports. The award stood as one of the largest ever in a patent infringement case.
OMB Chief: President Barack Obama will tap Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Politico reports. Burwell is the president of the Walmart Foundation.