The White House retreated from its doomsday predictions Sunday about the impact of the $85 billion in federal spending cuts that have  kicked  in -- as Republican leaders appeared at least satisfied about delivering on their promise to limit government spending and reduce the U.S. budget.
Disturbed and desperate, David Tarloff set out with a bag full of knives and a plan he thought had God's blessing: Stick up a psychiatrist for $40,000, grab his mother out of a nursing home and escape with her to Hawaii, authorities and doctors say.
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