Today's quick news poll: What will be the result of the budget negotiations now taking place in the U.S. Congress? a) We're going to have a repeat of the government shutdown and debt limit fight b) They will reach a deal this week c) They will reach a deal right before the next shutdown or expiration of the debt limit d) They will paper over their differences and pass whatever they need to head home for the holidays
Today at The Commonwealth Club of California: • Expert Roundtable: Skeptical about Cell Phones and Health? 11:30 a.m. • The Democratic Surround and the Forgotten History of Multimedia, 6 p.m. • Treating Trauma with ... Ecstasy?, 6 p.m.