NewsBites – Passport Costs Increase, To Catch a Cheater + More

The State Department is proposing fee hikes that would require adults applying for their first passport book to pay $135 — a 35 percent increase from the current $100 fee. [CNN]

Colleges try to learn the ways of their cheating students in order to catch them in the act. [NYT]

The Knicks and Amare Stoudemire have agreed to contract terms. [NBC Sports]

BP spokesman Mark Proegler confirmed that government tests showed tar balls that washed up on the Texas coast near Galveston were from the spill. [Reuters]

The president’s agenda on healthcare and financial regulations sets the stage for a clash with the Supreme Court’s conservative majority. [LA Times]

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