Takeouts: ‘the new poor,’ Olympics preview, animal protections in California

The World

BUSINESS: Our partner, The New York Times is looking at the lasting negative effects of the recession in a series called “The New Poor.” Times finance contributor Louise Story describes the series and the effects of long-term unemployment on Americans.

OLYMPICS: New York Times reporter, Jason Stallman, previews the Olympic ice dancing finals, the semi-finals in women’s hockey, and freestyle skiing aerials.

ANIMAL PROTECTION: There is a new bill in the works in California that could treat people who abuse animals like sex offenders. New York Times reporter, Jesse McKinley, explains how animal abusers could soon be listed in an online registry.

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