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House Committee Cites Attorney General Holder For Contempt

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The panel's decision next goes to the full House. It was a vote along partisan lines over whether the Justice Department has fully cooperated with the committee's investigation of the Fast and Furious gun trafficking operation.

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No iPads Or iPhones For You, Apple Store Clerk Tells Iranians

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Sahar Sabet of Alpharetta, Ga., says that when she was in a local Apple store last week to buy an iPad and an iPhone, she was told by a clerk that he couldn't sell the company's products to her. He'd overheard her speaking Farsi.

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Bernanke: Federal Reserve Expects 'Slow Progress' On Unemployment

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Federal Reserve chairman said they expect the unemployment rate to remain at the same level through the year.

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Federal Reserve Extends 'Operation Twist' Through 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Federal Open Market Committee said it was adding $267 billion to the program that seeks to bring down long-term interest rates.

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UPDATE: Sandusky Defense Rests; He Doesn't Testify

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Closing arguments will begin Thursday in the trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Moon Shot From JPMorgan's Dimon Is Day's Money Quote

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The bank lost $2 billion — and counting — on some risky bets. But could it ever lose $1 trillion? Only if there's a celestial catastrophe, its CEO quipped today.

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Should Roger Clemens Go Into Baseball's Hall Of Fame?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The superstar pitcher has been found not guilty of lying to Congress about performance-enhancing drugs. His career stats are Hall of Fame stuff. Should he get in?

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Prosecution Rests In Jerry Sandusky Trial

Monday, June 18, 2012

The judge said attorneys might be ready for closing arguments by Thursday.

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Trayvon Martin Case: Jailhouse Calls From Zimmerman To Wife Released

Monday, June 18, 2012

Prosecutors say the calls show the Zimmermans knew that roughly $135,000 had been raised by a website set up to support his defense. They did not tell that to a court during his initial bond hearing.

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Obama's Played 100 Rounds Of Golf; Which Presidents Beat That?

Monday, June 18, 2012

While the current president has gone golfing much more often than his predecessor, he lags far behind two other former occupants of the White House.

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Wallenda Completes High-Wire Walk Over Niagara Falls

Friday, June 15, 2012

As if that wasn't drama enough, Nik Wallenda has added a bit of last-minute mystery to his audacious attempt.

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George W. Bush's Decapitated Head Appeared On 'Game Of Thrones'

Thursday, June 14, 2012

HBO says it is "deeply dismayed" and will have the image removed from future DVDs of the show. Producers say they meant no disrespect — that they were trying to save money by reusing prosthetic body parts.

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Alleged Victim Says Sandusky Issued Threats To Keep Him Quiet

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The alleged victim said Sandusky told him if he said anything about the abuse, he would never see his family again.

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Dimon Will Tell Congress JPMorgan 'Let People Down' With Trading Loss

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Dimon will say "sorry," but will also say that the bank's $2 billion loss should be kept in "perspective."

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George Zimmerman's Wife Charged With Perjury

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Shellie Zimmerman is accused of lying during her husband's bond hearing.

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U.S. Families' Wealth Plunged 40 Percent During Recession, Fed Says

Monday, June 11, 2012

The losses were mostly because of the housing crisis, but Americans also saw drops in financial and business assets.

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Defense Rests In Roger Clemens Perjury Trial

Monday, June 11, 2012

The arguments came to a close with the baseball star taking the stand. Clemens is accused of lying to Congress about his use of performance enhancing drugs.

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Prosecutor Says Sandusky Cultivated Boys, Defense Calls Case Flimsy

Monday, June 11, 2012

The trial of the former Penn State assistant football coach has begun. He's accused of sexually abusing 10 young boys over 15 years, beginning in the late 1980s. Sandusky has pleaded innocent.

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Supreme Court's Ruling On Health Care Law Looms

Monday, June 11, 2012

If you're looking to get your mind ready for the news before it's released, we've got some suggested links.

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Attorney General Holder Assigns Prosecutors To Leaks Probe

Friday, June 08, 2012

Calls for an investigation into how sensitive national security details were leaked to the media intensified this week. Some lawmakers accused the White House of leaking classified information for political gain.

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