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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The CIA withheld information about a secret counterterrorism program from Congress during the Bush administration on direct orders from then-Vice President Dick Cheney, current CIA director Leon Panetta told members of Congress, ...
Cheney linked to secrecy of CIA program Los Angeles Times
Washington Post - - 5 hours ago
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is leaning toward appointing a criminal prosecutor to investigate whether CIA personnel tortured terrorism suspects after Sept.
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Houston Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
By AMY D'ONOFRIO Judge Sonia Sotomayor meets with members of the White House legal staff earlier this month. WASHINGTON - It didn't take long for Gun Owners of America to realize that Sonia Sotomayor was going to be a potent political weapon for ...
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President Obama addressed the Ghanaian Parliament at the Accra International Conference Center on Saturday. More Photos > By PETER BAKER CAPE COAST, Ghana - President Obama traveled in his father's often-troubled home continent on Saturday, ...
In personal terms, Obama hails Africa's promise The Associated Press
BBC News - 1 hour ago
UK forces' mission in Afghanistan is showing "signs of success", despite the deaths of 15 soldiers in 10 days, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has insisted.
Taliban pushed back, long way to go - Obama Reuters India
Washington Post - - Jul 10, 2009
URUMQI, China -- The Yu siblings could hardly bear to look at the police snapshots of the dead -- the images so full of anger and cruelty.
A Strongman Is China's Rock in Ethnic Strife New York Times
Uighurs Force Opening of Mosques in Urumqi Wall Street Journal
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President Obama, still traveling abroad, responded to increasing criticism that the stimulus package that he pushed through Congress is not working to prevent job losses in a still-struggling economy.
President Urges Public Patience on Economy New York Times
The Associated Press - - 8 hours ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she hopes the latest ethics complaint filed against her is a "wake-up call" that a new ethics policy is needed in the state.
Run Sarah Run Hartford Business
CNN - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Federal agents found much of the information produced by the Bush administration's top-secret warrantless surveillance program vague and difficult to use, a sweeping review of the program found.
Bush-era surveillance went beyond wiretaps Los Angeles Times
Report: Too few officials knew of surveillance The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
July 12 (Bloomberg) -- China's detention of four Rio Tinto Group employees risks harming foreign confidence in the world's fastest-growing economy and the case needs to be dealt with expeditiously, Australian Foreign Minister Stephen ...
Australia: Rio detention could hurt China business The Associated Press
Detroit Free Press - - 5 hours ago
How do you change a company's culture when you can't really do much about changing the group of people in charge? That's the intriguing challenge facing Fritz Henderson, president and CEO of ...
With Bankruptcy Behind It, GM Focuses on a Culture Change Washington Post
Washington Post - 25 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow industrials and the S&P 500 fell on Friday, dropping for the fourth straight week, after Chevron Corp warned about its quarterly results and consumer confidence fell to it lowest level since March.
US Stocks Remain Lower On Earnings Fears, But Tech Higher Wall Street Journal
Stocks down for 4th straight week CNNMoney.com
Ventura County Star - - 52 minutes ago
When NASA astronaut and Air Force Col. Eric Boe visited the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Saturday, he was impressed by the view overlooking Simi Valley.
Dallas Morning News - - 36 minutes ago
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. - You can relive the suspenseful moments 40 years ago when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin guided their lunar lander down to the surface to become the ...
UA dreams stretch from moon to Mars Arizona Daily Star
Cornell hosts Apollo 11 event Elmira Star-Gazette
Wall Street Journal - - 4 hours ago
Businesses from your preferred airline to your favorite cafe are using Twitter to trumpet last-minute discounts and giveaways. You, too, can get looped in to these immediate and often exclusive deals.
Twitter for Business FAQ CNNMoney.com
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NEW YORK - Debbie Rowe, the ex-wife and biological mother to two of Michael Jackson's three children, has kept a low profile since the singer's death on June 25.
Debbie Rowe to attend custody hearing about Jackson children: report New York Daily News
Entertainment Weekly - - 10 hours ago
A gay Austrian's dream to become "uber-famous" came true, as Sacha Baron Cohen's new mockumentary, Bruno, topped the box office on Friday, according to early estimates.
A Counterintuitive Take on Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno Atlantic Online
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Chicago Tribune - - 5 hours ago
Investigators said Saturday two key maps are missing at Burr Oak Cemetery: one for the second swath of the graveyard where human remains have been found and another for a section where infants were ...
Relatives go to Ill. cemetery looking for answers The Associated Press
Boston Globe - - 1 hour ago
Nothing has come easy for the Red Sox this homestand, an assumed 10-game favor from the schedule makers when it began. They pushed the limits of that notion last night.
Royals-Red Sox Preview SportingNews.com
How the Royals and Red Sox scored Kansas City Star
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Brock Lesnar, the former World Wrestling Entertainment fighter and current UFC heavyweight champion, battered Frank Mir in a second-round knockout to set aside a festering year of bitterness.
New York Times - 58 minutes ago
By AP JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Mark Martin won the LifeLock.com 400 on Saturday night, getting a strong jump off a double-file restart with two laps left to win his series-leading fourth race of the season.
The Hot Pass: Martin stays level despite decisive win FOXSports.com
Fourth '09 Win For Martin Hartford Courant
Chicago Tribune - - 1 hour ago
By Scott Canon | mcclatchy/Tribune news Spaniards and Italians have single-payer health-care systems, but they leave it to the cities and villages, not the capitals, to run things.
Obama health reform proposal gains steam, but challenges remain The News Journal
Obama's Focus on Health Care Will Be Crucial to Reform Washington Post
Philadelphia Inquirer - 1 hour ago
AP TRENTON - New Jersey will get more than $10 million from the federal government to help prepare for the fall influenza season, officials have announced.
State to get $30 million to ready for swine flu San Francisco Chronicle
Xinhua - - 5 hours ago
BUENOS AIRES, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Argentina reported six new A/H1N1 flu deaths on Saturday, the Health Ministry said. With the newly-reported casualties, the country's death toll caused by the A/H1N1 flu rose to 94.
CNN International - 2 hours ago
(CNN) -- A city in China's far west that witnessed deadly protests last weekend has banned public assembly without police approval, state media reported.
BBC News - 1 hour ago
At least five people have died and 15 have been injured after a partially constructed bridge collapsed in Delhi, Indian officials say.
Metro rail bridge collapse kills 5 in India CNN International
3 killed, 16 injured in New Delhi bridge collapse The Associated Press
BBC News - - 20 hours ago
Switching the venue of this year's G8 summit to an active earthquake zone sounded like a hostage to fortune. Why invite the world's most powerful leaders to perch on the same precarious spot of the Earth's crust which in April killed ...