Ouster in Afghanistan

Top American commander in Afghanistan fired by Gates. (NYT)

Nephew of Murtha took advantage of family ties as defense contractor. (WaPo)

NTSB to hold hearing on safety issues related to Buffalo crash, including pilot failures. (WaPo)

Dreier pleads guilty to $400 million fraud involving sale of fake notes. (Reuters)

Geffen expresses interest in NYT stake. (Bloomberg)