Simon may offer new deal for General Growth

NEW YORK, March 16 (Reuters) – Simon Property Group Inc
has been corresponding with bankrupt General Growth
Properties Inc about a potential sweetened offer, a
source close to the matter said on Tuesday.

Honda to recall 412,000 vehicles in U.S. for brakes

DETROIT (Reuters) – Honda Motor Co will recall about 412,000 vehicles in the United States to address the risk that brake pedals may feel soft and slip closer to the floor over time, the company said on Tuesday.

FCC backs plan to speed up Internet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Communications regulators submitted to Congress a national broadband plan that aims to expand access, increase Internet speeds and shift airwaves to mobile services.

NASA chief Bolden sees opportunities for industry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – NASA Administrator Charles Bolden defended the U.S. space agency’s budget on Tuesday and said its focus on commercial space transportation would provide “incredible opportunities” for U.S. companies.

Democrats defend health strategy as vote nears

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday defended their plans to pass a broad healthcare overhaul without a direct vote as President Barack Obama’s top domestic priority neared a make-or-break showdown.