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Senate Quickly Kills Boehner Debt Bill – NYTimes.com

After a 24-hour delay and concessions to conservatives, the House on Friday narrowly approved a Republican fiscal plan that the Senate quickly rejected in a standoff over the federal debt ceiling that was keeping the government on a path to …

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Strassel: Boehner’s Moment of Truth – WSJ.com

It isn’t easy to turn Washington around on a dime. If nothing else, give Republican House Speaker John Boehner marks for …

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A Young Lama Prepares to Be a Tibetan Leader – NYTimes.com

At the age of 7, he was deemed to be the 17th reincarnation of the Karmapa — one of the most revered figures in Tibetan Buddhism — and whisked from the yak-hair tent of his nomad family in the Himalayas to be …

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9 Excellent Celebrity-Powered Social Good Campaigns [VIDEOS]

The Stars of Social Good Series is supported by CITGO and the Fueling Good Campaign, helping to change the world one mile at a time through contributions to local charities.

Want to see John Mayer make fun of Justin Bieber? Want to see Ed Helms run around Africa in a silly safari outfit? Now do you want to see them do it for …

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The GOP’s Reality Test – WSJ.com

The debt-limit debate is heading toward a culmination, with President Obama reduced to pleading for the public to support a tax increase and Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid releasing competing plans that are …

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Company Profile | State of the Media

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News Corp. is a global media company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment, television, cable network programming, direct broadcast satellite television, integrated marketing services, newspapers and information services, book publishing and other media-related assets.

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What Does Murdoch Own in the U.S.? | Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ)

Rupert Murdoch and his company have generated scandalous headlines about its activities in the U.K. The News of the World hacking and bribery saga has led to an FBI investigation into whether Murdoch staff might have engaged in any similar actions in the United States.

Murdoch has a range of media investments in the U.S. including film, entertainment and news programming. The Who Owns the News Media Database in PEJ’s State of the News Media 2011 report provides details about News Corporation’s holdings in the U.S. See Murdoch’s media companies in the U.S.

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AIDS: No hiding place | The Economist

AIDS researchers, many of whom have been meeting this week in Rome under the auspices of the International AIDS Society, are rightly pleased with the progress they have made. In particular, the use of antiretroviral drugs has not only revolutionised treatment of HIV infection, but also offers the …

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Parties Head to Showdown as Obama Warns of a ‘Crisis’ – NYTimes.com

The Democratic-led Senate and Republican-led House on Monday barreled toward a showdown on competing plans to cut …

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Norway Attacks Put Spotlight on Rise of Right-Wing Sentiment in Europe – NYTimes.com

The attacks in Oslo on Friday have riveted new attention on right-wing extremists not just in Norway but across Europe, where opposition to Muslim immigrants, globalization, the power of the European Union and the drive toward …

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‘Super Congress’: Debt Ceiling Negotiators Aim To Create New Legislative Body

Debt ceiling negotiators think they’ve hit on a solution to address the debt ceiling impasse and the public’s unwillingness to let go of benefits such as Medicare and Social Security that have been earned over a lifetime of work: Create a new …

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Boehner tells GOP he will unveil new debt strategy – The Washington Post

Congressional leaders raced Saturday to develop a new strategy for raising the federal debt limit that House Speaker John A. Boehner told his troops would include an ambitious plan to …

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