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The Scary, Honest Truth About Race

Washington Post - Sally Quinn - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama, in his Cairo speech, spoke about religion and how one of the difficulties in resolving issues in the Middle East was that people would say one thing in public and then say what they really thought in private.

Police hunt killer of Israel gays

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israeli police are searching for a gunman who killed two people and wounded at least 10 at a gay support centre in the city of Tel Aviv.

Judge orders psych evaluation for suspect in airport scare

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (CNN) -- A man accused of entering New York's LaGuardia Airport with a bag containing wires and batteries, sparking suspicion and leading to a large-scale evacuation, was ordered Saturday to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, a prosecutor said.
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Ex-Iran president attacks trial

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami has criticised the trial of people accused of violence after June's disputed presidential election.

Filipinos pay respects to Aquino

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Hundreds of people in the Philippines have been queuing to pay their respects in front of the body of former leader Corazon Aquino, who died on Saturday.

Three American tourists held in Iran

Los Angeles Times - Liz SlySebastian Rotella - ‎4 hours ago‎
This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Get Flash Two men and a woman apparently strayed across the Iranian border while on a hiking trip in Iraq's mountainous Kurdistan region.

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Obama campaign style unchanged as president

The Associated Press - Liz Sidoti - ‎4 hours ago‎
BRISTOL, Va. - At times, it seems like Barack Obama has time-traveled back to last summer when he was simply a Democrat running for the White House.
Obama Watch Boston Herald

SEIU votes to authorize strike over furloughs

San Francisco Chronicle - Heather Knight - ‎2 hours ago‎
Members of California's largest state employees union have voted to authorize a strike due to anger over Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's decision to furlough them three days a month.

Sarah Palin and Todd Palin Headed for Divorce?

Ski Channel - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sarah Palin, skier and former Governor and Todd Palin one of the best snowmobilers in the country (world) are the subject of rumors from Alaskareport.

$2B boost for clunkers now awaits Senate vote

Detroit Free Press - Justin Hyde - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration tried to regain control of the cash-for-clunkers program Friday, rushing a $2-billion refueling through the House and reassuring buyers and dealers that ...

Obama Says US Has 'Many More Months' Before Full Recovery

Bloomberg - Nicholas Johnston - ‎21 hours ago‎
Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama said it will take “many more months” for the US to fully recover from the recession as employers continue to eliminate jobs.

Why Google wishes Steve and Carol a happy marriage

guardian.co.uk - ‎9 hours ago‎
Two parties need the tie-up announced last week between Microsoft and Yahoo not to fall flat on its face almost as much as Steve Ballmer and Carol Bartz.

Nissan's Ghosn Says Electric Cars Will Be 10% of Demand, Unveils ...

Bloomberg - Kae Inoue - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Aug. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn said electric cars will make up at least 10 percent of global vehicle demand by 2020, depending on conditions.

Why The FCC Wants To Smash Open The iphone

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
Right about now, Apple probably wishes it had never rejected Google Voice and related apps from the iphone. Or maybe it was AT&T who rejected the apps.

Astronaut doesn't change his undies for a month

CNET News - Chris Matyszczyk - ‎10 hours ago‎
I know robots will soon be ordering us around like wait staff at the Ritz. But I am gravely concerned about an experiment that has been going on up there in space.

Streep channels mom's joie de vivre in 'Julia'

Boston Herald - Stephen Schaefer - ‎4 hours ago‎
Portraying the legendary Julia Child posed some challenges for Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep. For one thing, Dan Aykroyd did it already - and his hilarious “Saturday Night Live” parody is featured in “Julie & Julia,” the film ...
Good food is the star Akron Beacon Journal
Julie, Julia and two meals Ventura County Star

Six New Features for Shark Week

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Blood in the Water" (Sunday, 9 pm): Recounts the story of the attacks in 1916 that inspired "Jaws." "Deadly Waters" (Monday, 9 pm): "Survivorman" Les Stroud visits high-fatality hot spots around the world.

Mark Wahlberg weds longtime girlfriend

msnbc.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Wahlberg has finally made it official! The actor and his longtime girlfriend, model Rhea Durham, tied the knot on Saturday, PEOPLE has confirmed.

Querrey, qualifier Ball advance to LA Open final

FOXSports.com - ‎47 minutes ago‎
AP LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sam Querrey upset top seeded Tommy Haas 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday to reach the final of the Los Angeles Open. American Querrey, seeded sixth, will be a favorite to win the title against Australian qualifier Carsten Ball, ...

Red Sox start with a blank slate

Boston Globe - Adam Kilgore - ‎1 hour ago‎
BALTIMORE - After the tumult of the previous two days, maybe the Red Sox deserved a measure of certainty. Timing was on their side last night.

Barcelona beats LA Galaxy 2-1 in friendly

USA Today - ‎52 minutes ago‎
PASADENA, California (AP) - Pedro Rodriguez and Jeffren Suarez scored to give Barcelona a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy in a friendly that attracted 93137 fans to the Rose Bowl on Saturday.

Pelosi to fight for health care bill during recess

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
As tourists in flip-flops snapped photos of the sign above her Capitol office last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spent 14-hour days mediating a sprawling health care bill among the warring factions of her 256 Democrats.

Delaware readies for swine flu sequel

The News Journal - Rachel Kipp - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Nearing midnight April 28, the wait to see a nurse on the campus of the University of Delaware had grown to three hours. Hundreds of students, tired and feverish, crowded around the Student Health ...
Schools gearing up for swine flu Allentown Morning Call

Chinese Town Quarantined as Man Dies From Plague

Bloomberg - ‎9 minutes ago‎
By Bloomberg News Aug. 2 (Bloomberg) -- A Chinese town and its surrounding areas were quarantined after a man died of pneumonic plague and 11 others were infected, the local health authority said.

Britain's drug fighting role in Afghanistan a 'poisoned chalice ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Melissa Kite - ‎1 hour ago‎
Britain has "taken on a poisoned chalice" in Afghanistan and urgently needs to reduce its role in the country, a powerful committee of MPs says.

Twin blasts kill 2 NATO troops in Afghanistan

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL - NATO says two of its troops have been killed in twin blasts in southern Afghanistan. The military alliance did not provide other details about the Saturday attack.

Man Found Guilty Of Letting His Sick Daughter Die

RTT News - ‎1 hour ago‎
(RTTNews) - Saturday, a US jury found Dale Neumann guilty of letting his sick 11-year old daughter die, by praying for her recovery and refusing medical care.
Guilty in daughter's death Youngstown Vindicator