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Prisoners in Libya languish without charge: The Washington Post Today's Highlights

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Prisoners in Libya languish without charge Nearly 7,000 prisoners of war are packed into dingy, makeshift jails around Libya. (By Mary Beth Sheridan) Iraq years change understanding of war The most profound legacy of the American intervention in Iraq may be the way it changed the U.S. military’s understanding of war. (By Greg Jaffe) For tea party, Occupy movements, some common ground In interviews and online discussions, they repeatedly share many of the same frustrations. (By Marc Fisher) A city of sports fans unlike any other A new Washington Post poll finds Washington residents care more about sports than the national average, but many don’t cheer for the city’s teams, reflecting the region’s dramatic population growth and sizable transient makeup. (By Dan Steinberg) Dan Balz: In Colorado, voter anger clouds 2012 choices Colorado will be a key battleground in 2012, and neither President Obama nor the Repu

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  TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Bachmann wins Iowa straw poll The Republican presidential race entered a new phase with the entry of Rick Perry and a victory by Michele Bachmann, who narrowly beat Ron Paul, in the Ames straw poll. (By Dan Balz and Amy Gardner) Pressure’s on for deficit panel A new bipartisan “supercommittee” charged with reducing the deficit will begin its work with American opinions about Congress at an all-time low. (By Rosalind S. Helderman and Felicia Sonmez) An end to drug tests on chimps? The era of testing drugs on chimpanzees may be drawing to a close as experts debate its usefulness and ethics. (By Brian Vastag) Did D.C. man have to die like this? Theodoric C. James Jr. served 10 presidents but died alone in squalor. People tried to get D.C. agencies to help him, but he resisted assistance. (By Christian Davenport) Stage collapses at Indiana State Fair; at least 3 dead Authorities say

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS U.S. speeds up talks with Taliban Officials say they hope the negotiations will enable President Obama to report progress in ending the Afghan war when he announces troop withdrawals in July. (By Karen DeYoung) IMF head denied bail Dominique Strauss-Kahn made his first court appearance after being charged with attempting to rape a housekeeper at a hotel in midtown Manhattan. (By Howard Schneider and Zachary A. Goldfarb) Lawmakers rebuff pleas to return funds from alleged Ponzi schemer A receiver for the Houston-based Stanford Financial Group has recovered only about 5 percent of the political contributions he has targeted. (By R. Jeffrey Smith) Trump won’t run for president in 2012 Hair today; gone tomorrow: Trump bows out of the 2012 presidential race (By Karen Tumulty and Nia-Malika Henderson) Still getting it right The local high-school quiz show “It’s Academic” celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. (By Monica

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Sellers score, District loses in affordable-housing deal Real estate speculators profited — and District taxpayers lost millions — when an affordable-housing deal fell apart. (By Debbie Cenziper) IMF chief set to appear in court Monday The sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn have cast uncertainty over global efforts to prevent Europe’s debt crisis from spinning out of control. (By Zachary A. Goldfarb and Brady Dennis) 12 dead in violence at Israeli borders Thousands of Palestinians marched toward Israeli border positions Sunday in an annual protest on the anniversary of Israel’s founding. (By Joel Greenberg) Navy calling on gamers to help with security Experiment will tap into social media, multiplayer online gamers to generate new strategic ideas. (By David Nakamura) Thomas Boswell: A farewell to bad arms COLUMN | With a cast of relievers with filthy stuff, the Nationals have a bullpen that could be do

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Gaddafi’s youngest son killed in NATO airstrike The youngest son of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi was killed in a NATO airstrike on his home Saturday. Gaddafi himself survived, a spokesman said. (By Simon Denyer and Leila Fadel) Aid an afterthought in storm-wracked town Alabama town thankful for federal support, but picking up the pieces itself in the meantime. (By Stephanie McCrummen) How the U.S. detoured to massive debt The nation’s unnerving descent into debt began a decade ago with a choice, not a crisis. (By Lori Montgomery) Obama, from serious to silly He self-deprecated, referencing his flagging poll numbers and running a medley clip of his own speech flubs, and dinged a host of GOP stalwarts. (By Dan Zak) Picking a president In a largely empty 2012 presidential field in Iowa, Republican Tim Pawlenty has made an impression, but that’s all for now. (By Michael Leahy) POLITICS Obama mocks Trump's president

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS In poll, discontent on debt Americans oppose proposed changes to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, but support raising taxes on the wealthy. (By Jon Cohen) Republican torn over higher debt limit Rep. David Schweikert promised to cut spending, but he doesn’t want to see the economy crumble. (By Philip Rucker) An Afghan vet­eran is called elsewhere Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez will leave with the war still very much in doubt. He will also take with him a depth of experience in Afghanistan that few generals can match. (By Greg Jaffe) British advisers to aid Libyan rebels The military personnel will help with strategy and organization but won’t be involved in the fighting. (By Edward Cody and Karen DeYoung) Plane with Michelle Obama aborts landing A White House plane came dangerously close to a 200-ton cargo jet because of an air traffic controller’s mistake, officials say. (By Ashley Halsey III) POLITICS Russia pulli