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US makes Fifa extradition request
The US has asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in May, Swiss authorities say. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:17:23 GMT
Greece talks 'ruled out' before vote
Eurozone chiefs rule out any further bailout talks with Greece until after the country's referendum on Sunday, despite a new approach from Athens. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:18:23 GMT
Afghan court spares mob killers
An Afghan appeals court quashes death sentences imposed on four men for their part in the mob killing of a young woman in Kabul in March. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:14:52 GMT
Tunisia arrests over Sousse attack
Twelve suspects have been arrested in connection with Friday's deadly attack on a Tunisian resort by Islamic State, an official says. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:45:47 GMT
TransAsia pilot shut 'wrong engine'
Data from Taiwan's aviation regulator shows a pilot flying a crashed TransAsia plane switched off the working engine after the other lost power. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:41:48 GMT
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Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Karen Parker
Photo: Newstories Project Chapel Hill, N.C. - March 18, 2013 In celebration of Women’s History Month, we here at University Archives can think of many women from the Carolina community to celebrate. There’s Cornelia Phillips Spencer, for example, who ran … Thu, 2 Jul 2015 05:42:10 +0000
Cruz: Cuba embassy a 'slap in the face' to Israel
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) slammed Obama's decision to reopen the U.S. embassy in Cuba, suggesting that it was a "slap in the face" to Israel. The administration announced on Wednesday that it has told lawmakers that a deal has been reached to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba … Wed, 1 Jul 2015 23:41:34 +0000
Scientists have figured out what makes Indian food so delicious
Curries, rice, naan bread, samosas and pakora. (iStock) Researchers have data crunched 2,500 recipes and found the secret to their success. Indian food, with its hodgepodge of ingredients and intoxicating aromas, is coveted around the world. The labor-intensive cuisine a … Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:03:38 +0000
Why do people believe myths about the Confederacy? Because our textbooks and monuments are wrong. - The Washington Post
History is the polemics of the victor, William F. Buckley allegedly said. Not so in the United States, at least not regarding the Civil War. As soon as Confederates laid down their arms, some picked up their pens and began to distort what they had done, and why. Their resulting m … Thu, 2 Jul 2015 00:50:31 +0000

CNN.com - Top Stories
Sweat and Mitchell have different stories, authorities say
Photos: How the manhunt ended | Timeline | Opinion: A manhunt that found its targets
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:35:05 EDT
Trump defends slur about undocumented immigrants
Watch: What he's said about Mexico | Why his supporters like him | Macy's dumps Trump | Photos: His empire
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:52:16 EDT
Bernie Sanders draws crowd of 10K
Bernie Sanders has been running for president for two months, but Wednesday night in Madison, Wisconsin, his long-shot campaign got real.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:56:27 EDT
U.S. wants 7 FIFA officials extradited
U.S. officials have requested the extradition of seven high-ranking FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland in May. They are suspected of taking bribes worth over $100 million in connection with soccer tournaments.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:10:07 EDT
Japan-U.S. soccer final set
Defending champion Japan advanced to the Women's World Cup soccer final with a 2-1 victory Wednesday over England in a semifinal at Edmonton, Alberta.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:59:28 EDT

NYT > U.S.
Pain Spreads as Credit Vise Grows Tighter
Lenders have become even less willing to part with their money, further crimping budgets and family spending.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:43:45 GMT
For Rivals, Finance Crisis Is Posing on-the-Fly Tests
The presidential race has turned into an audition for who could best handle a national economic emergency.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:44:12 GMT
Drug Label, Maimed Patient and Test for Court
At issue is whether plaintiffs have the right to sue when the products that hurt them had met federal standards.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:39:18 GMT
After Impasse, New California Budget Agreement
California legislative leaders and the governor have come to an agreement on the state budget, which is now roughly three months late.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:20:47 GMT
California Bans Texting by Operators of Trains
After investigators said an engineer in last week’s collision had been texting on the job, regulators temporarily banned the use of all cellular devices by anyone at the controls of a moving train.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:01:46 GMT

ABC News: Top Stories
Why Female Prison Employees Risk Relationships With Inmates
One former female corrections officer is providing an insider perspective on forbidden love behind bars. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:53:57 -0400
Couple's Cliffhanging Photos Will Make Your Heart Stop
Leonardo Pereira said he admits to being afraid the first time he ever allowed himself to dangle from an almost 3,000-foot cliff. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:42:41 -0400
All the Companies That Have Dumped Donald Trump
Here are all the companies that have dumped presidential candidate Donald Trump. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:55:08 -0400
Ferry Capsizes in Philippines; 36 Dead, 19 Missing
Ferry capsizes in Philippines; 36 dead, 19 missing, at least 118 rescued Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:19:15 -0400
Thousands Evacuated After Train Catches Fire in Tennessee
A train carrying chemicals partially derailed and caught fire overnight in Maryville, Tennessee, forcing residents in the area to evacuate, authorities said. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:25:38 -0400

The Weather Channel: Your Local Weather Outlook--Falls Church, VA (22046)
Current Weather Conditions In Falls Church, VA (22046)
Cloudy, and 67 ° F. For more details? Thu, 2 Jul 2015 05:45:36 EDT
Your Local Doppler Radar
This map shows the location and intensity of precipitation in your area. The color of the precipitation corresponds to the rate at which it is falling. This map is updated every 15 minutes. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 05:45:36 EDT
Pollen Trend for Falls Church, VA (22046)
Falling. View complete PollenCast? Thu, 2 Jul 2015 05:45:36 EDT

Quotes of the Day
Voltaire
"It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets." Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors." Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Nathaniel Borenstein
"The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents." Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Jef Raskin
"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining." Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Sally Kempton
"I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist." Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT