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Video: Obama Remembers Walter Cronkite The Associated Press
Colleagues, friends react to Cronkite's death The Associated Press
BBC News - 21 minutes ago
Police in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, are studying DNA and other evidence to try to identify those behind the deadly attacks on two hotels on Friday.
Indonesia hotel attacks may signal return of Jemaah Islamiyah Los Angeles Times
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Three of the five Congressional committees working on legislation to reinvent the nation's health care system delivered bills this week along the lines proposed by President Obama.
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July 18 (Bloomberg) -- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton marked last year's terrorist attacks on Mumbai at the start of a visit to India meant to showcase trade and security ties and seek common ground on climate change and ...
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July 18 (Reuters) - The two rivals in Honduras' political crisis -- deposed President Manuel Zelaya and the interim president installed by Honduras' Congress, Roberto Micheletti -- have agreed to a second round of talks in San Jose, Costa Rica, ...
Zelaya 'to return if talks fail' BBC News
Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
Iranian pro-government worshipers at Friday prayers in Tehran wave posters of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, right, and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Iranian protesters galvanized by sermon Los Angeles Times
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Three Senate Republicans endorsed Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court on Friday, giving increased momentum to securing President Obama's choice a place on the high court by early August.
A lesson in Senate hearings Los Angeles Times
Republicans Are Splitting on Sotomayor Confirmation New York Times
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON - The House Intelligence Committee opened an investigation Friday into whether the Bush administration broke the law by not informing Congress about several classified programs, including efforts by the ...
Secret CIA assassination program will be studied by House panel Kansas City Star
Washington Post - 14 hours ago
[*] OBAMA: Thank you. What an extraordinary night, capping off an extraordinary week, capping off an extraordinary 100 years at the NAACP.
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Obama helps NAACP mark 100 years of fighting racism Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 5 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Earnings are set to take center stage again next week as more marquee US companies line up to report their quarterly scorecards and investors decide whether to keep pushing stocks higher.
Earnings Uptick Lifts Confidence Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
July 18 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc., the three biggest US lenders, reported a total of $10.2 billion in profits for the second quarter that relied on investment banking and asset ...
Bank profits not as impressive as they seem The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley are talking with other banks about a debtor-in-possession loan, used to fund a company's operations after it seeks court protection from creditors, according to the ...
Los Angeles Times - - 22 minutes ago
MOON SHOT: The Apollo 14 landing site in a photo released Friday with labels added by NASA. Two days before the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, the space agency releases the photographs of astronaut work sites.
Bay Area marks 40th anniversary of moon landing San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle - - 3 hours ago
A mega partnership between Yahoo and Microsoft, nearly a year and a half in the making, may finally be nearing reality. The two technology giants are said to be close to finalizing a search advertising deal, according to AllThingsD.
CNET News - - 5 hours ago
Oh, for heaven's sake. Everyone from CNET to the New York Times is up in arms over Amazon's recent decision to remotely delete copies of two George Orwell novels it sold to Kindle owners on behalf of an independent publisher.
Amazon Erases Orwell Books From Kindle New York Times
Why Amazon went Big Brother on some Kindle e-books Ars Technica
Washington Post - - 17 hours ago
"As 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' opens, we are once again reminded of the characteristics that make him something of a Christ figure," Connie Neal writes for the evangelical Christianity Today.
'Harry Potter': IMAX movie is immersive Chicago Tribune
Los Angeles Times - - 7 hours ago
This week Mischa Barton was hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center under an involuntary psychiatric hold (also known as a 5150) by the Los Angeles Police Department.
Mischa Barton on a Destructive Path, Says Pal People Magazine
Ex-'OC' star Mischa Barton remains hospitalized The Associated Press
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
-- Authorities have not ruled out homicide. Los Angeles Police Cmdr. Patrick Gannon told People magazine that Jackson's death "is considered undetermined at this point as to whether it was a homicide or accidental or some other cause of death.
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FOXSports.com - - 17 minutes ago
Jon Paul Morosi is a national MLB writer for FOXSports.com. He previously covered baseball for the Detroit Free Press and Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Red Sox cut losses, Julio Lugo Boston Herald
Baseball: Buchholz gets a win, return trip to minors San Jose Mercury News
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
Jon Super / AP Ian Poulter hits from a bunker at No. 6 on Friday during the second round of the British Open. As the crowd stood and roared on No.
Marino swoops in to share spotlight Boston Globe
Tom Watson on top as Tiger Woods bottoms out at British Open Chicago Tribune
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
OAKLAND -- Bobby Crosby hit a three-run home run and Rajai Davis scored from first on an errant pickoff attempt to lead the A's to a 7-3 win over the Angels Friday night.
A's snap four-game home skid to Angels The Associated Press
Speed plays take A's past Angels San Jose Mercury News
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - 14 minutes ago
By Los Angeles Times, Journal Sentinel staff The pandemic swine flu virus unexpectedly is continuing to spread easily through the United States during the summer, and health authorities expect a bump in transmission in about six weeks, when school goes ...
New Push in H1N1 Flu Fight Set for Start of School Wall Street Journal
Swine Flu Expected to Return With Opening of School New York Times
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sweeping healthcare reform bill being pushed by Democrats in the US House of Representatives would increase already swollen federal budget deficits by $239 billion over 10 years, according to a government analysis released on ...
Anti-Abortion Democrats Emerge As Obstacle To Health-Care Bill Wall Street Journal
House panel passes health bill, critics slam cost Washington Post
New York Times - - 6 hours ago
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, an advocacy group in Los Angeles, filed a lawsuit against county health officials, accusing them of failing to regulate condom use in the pornography industry to protect actors and actresses from ...
HIV travel ban may be lifted msnbc.com
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
ROME - Pope Benedict XVI fractured his right wrist in a fall early Friday morning while on vacation in northern Italy, the Vatican said.
CNN - 2 hours ago
PENSACOLA, Florida (CNN) -- Investigators are making "very delicate moves" in probing the killings of a Florida couple known for adopting special-needs children, the local sheriff said Friday.
As slain couple is buried, fuller portrait emerges The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California lawmakers are close to striking a deal with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to solve the state's $26.3 billion budget deficit, leading Democrats said Friday after emerging from three hours of closed-door negotiations.
Arnold's budget dealing: a public health issue? Los Angeles Times