peHUB Second Opinion 6.21

Offshore Moratorium: A New Orleans federal judge plans to decide Wednesday whether the Obama administration’s temporary ban on deepwater offshore drilling can continue. Seriously?

Who says economists aren’t realistic?
: Economists find a trove of information to study in an imaginary place set 20,000 years into the future.

No more AP: CNN, which is owned by Time Warner, will stop using the Associated Press service and materials. Instead, CNN will focus on its own news gathering efforts.

Jobs along with Medicare: The U.S. House won’t pass a Senate bill to halt a cut in Medicare payments to doctors until the Senate acts on a job-creation bill.

A kid’s show: American Idol has dropped the minimum age limit to 15.

Scams target seniors: Older people are more likely to fall victim to scams.