FIRST LOOK: Two states sue Bank of America for fraud

Liz Goodwin

Welcome to First Look, our daily roundup of early-bird news:

• A busy weekend in the Senate: The DREAM Act failed, "don't ask, don't tell" was repealed, and the revised food safety bill passed. (Washington Post)

• Some senators still aren't giving up on the 9/11 health bill. (Reuters)

• Until the repeal of "don't ask" is implemented, service members can still be discharged for being gay, gay rights group warn. (Los Angeles Times)

• Arizona and Nevada are suing Bank of America for mortgage fraud. (New York Times)

• Police deactivate an unspecified "device" outside a Louisiana mosque. (The Advertiser)

• Iraqi leaders ponder what to do with a Quran etched in Saddam Hussein's blood. (The Guardian)

• Watch out for a total lunar eclipse Tuesday morning; also, the winter solstice. (CNN)

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