Reason Morning Links: Lockerbie Bomber To Be Released, Election in Afghanistan, Swiss Banks Not So Secret Anymore


Scotland may soon release Abdel Baset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, the Libyan man convicted of bombing the 1988 Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland. He has terminal prostate cancer, and may be released on compassionate grounds.

– Life expectancy in the U.S. hits a new all-time high.

– Afghans head to the polls under threats from the Taliban.

Dealers pulling out of Cash for Clunkers, say feds are too slow to pay.

Swiss government bends to allow Swiss bank UBS to provide IRS 4,450 cases of "client data" identifying possible tax cheats.