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Quote of note

"We have had employees that have engaged in misconduct. People make mistakes." – Unnamed government official, talking about the Secret Service. In the wake of the Colombia prostitution scandal, a similar scandal in El Salvador has emerged.

News to know

The Salton Sea in California, near San Diego, is shrinking. It is losing about a foot a year, and recent rulings by the state supreme court are not helping the sea. Environmentalists say that if the sea dries up, animals will be affected, and chemicals in the seabed could cause problems for humans.

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