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As Details Emerge On Difficulty Getting Help To Victims, Colorado Funerals Begin

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The attack overwhelmed first responders' resources. The result was an "outside in" response, the Denver Post reports, during which some of the less seriously injured got treated before those who were critically wounded.

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CBO: Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care Saves U.S. $84 Billion Over 11 Years

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The non-partisan budget office also estimated that repealing "Obamacare" would increase the deficit by $109 billion.

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Woman, Who Was In Theater During Shooting, Gives Birth

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The baby's father, who was also in the theater, remains in critical condition.

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Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Is Dead

Monday, July 23, 2012

Ride was a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford when she answered an ad to become a NASA astronaut. She became the first American woman in space when she blasted off in the space shuttle Challenger in 1983.

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Obama: 'Out Of This Darkness, A Brighter Day Is Going To Come'

Sunday, July 22, 2012

President Obama visited Aurora, Colo., to meet with shooting victims and their loved ones Sunday, while a vigil was held by the community to remember the 12 killed and more than 50 wounded in Friday's movie-theater attack.

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NCAA To Issue Sanctions Against Penn State

Sunday, July 22, 2012

The NCAA says it will levy "corrective and punitive measures" against the school over the child sex abuse scandal involving Jerry Sandusky. The move comes the same day Penn State removed the statue of legendary football coach Joe Paterno from outside the football stadium.

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Aurora Suspect: A 'Smart And Quiet Man' Who Allegedly Hid A 'Deadly Plan'

Saturday, July 21, 2012

"It appears he was a study in contrast," The Denver Post reports. The man arrested after a shooting rampage that left 12 people dead and about 58 wounded was just "Jimmy" Holmes in high school. In college, he was a top student.

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'Dark Knight' Director: The Attack Is 'Devastating'

Friday, July 20, 2012

Christopher Nolan said theaters are his "home" and makes the tragedy "unbearably savage."

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Romney: Now Is The Time 'To Remember How Much We Love One Another'

Friday, July 20, 2012

The Republican presidential candidate said today is "a moment to grieve."

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VIDEO: 'God's Plan' Led To Deadly Encounter With Trayvon, Zimmerman Says

Thursday, July 19, 2012

While he is sorry that Trayvon Martin ended up dead, George Zimmerman says he doesn't regret anything he did the evening of Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla. And he says he won't question why it happened.

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Military Personnel In Colombia Prostitution Scandal Won't Face Charges

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Nine Secretive Service members received "administrative punishment."

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To Help Dissidents, YouTube Introduces Face-Blurring Tool

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

YouTube said the tool was a first step toward providing anonymity in video.

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In First Enforcement, Consumer Watchdog Fines Capital One

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The bank agreed to refund customers $140 million and pay a $25 million penalty over deceptive credit card marketing.

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Drought In U.S. Now Worst Since 1956; Food Prices To Spike, Economy To Suffer

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

"Moderate to extreme" drought conditions already exist in about 55 percent of the continental U.S. No relief is in sight. There are warnings this could be one of the 10-most expensive weather disasters in U.S. history.

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Yahoo Appoints Marissa Mayer, A Longtime Google Exec, As CEO

Monday, July 16, 2012

Mayer is the fifth CEO to take the helm at the ailing company in five years.

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JPMorgan Earned $5B In Second Quarter Even After $4.4B Trading Loss

Friday, July 13, 2012

Bank CEO Jamie Dimon says "all of our client-driven businesses had solid performance" and that "we have put most of this problem behind us."

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Wells Fargo Agrees To $175 Million Settlement Over Lending Discrimination

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Justice Department says their analysis found minorities paid what amounted to a "racial surtax" on mortgages.

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Prosecutors Release New Evidence In Trayvon Martin Case

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The evidence shows officers disagreed on the extent of the injuries to George Zimmerman.

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Paterno, Others Slammed In Report For Failing To Protect Sandusky's Victims

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh and his team of investigators allege that the legendary football coach and other leaders at the school "failed to take any steps" for 14 years to help the young boys who were sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky.

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Holy Cow! Family Finds Baseball Card Collection That May Fetch $3 Million

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Stored away in an Ohio attic for about 100 years, the rare cards are in mint condition. Among the players: Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb and Connie Mack. Now, 20 cousins will share the windfall.

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