Reason Morning Links: Cells, Spending, Sanctions, and Salinger


• A breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

• Nancy Pelosi wants to extend the spending freeze to the military budget.

• The president proposes a package of tax credits aimed at encouraging more hiring.

• The Senate extends the debt ceiling by another $1.9 trillion.

• The Senate passes new sanctions on Iran.

• NATO troops kill an Afghan cleric by mistake.

• The Justice Department seeks a new venue for the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial.

• J.D. Salinger, RIP.