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Attempted Military Coup in Turkey
Reports shots have been fired, both bridges to Istanbul have been closed and Turkish State TV has been taken over by a group calling itself the Turkish Peace Council.
'GMA 40 for 40': 'Scandal' Star on Being 'Mr. President'
Tony Goldwyn describes researching his roles and the "real relationship" with fans.
Crufts Dog Show Murder Mystery
Owners say champion Irish Setter died after being poisoned during the competition.
Crime and Punishment: Record $16.6 Billion Settlement in Banking
No criminal charges filed against bankers, record penalty paid by Bank of America in mortgage mess.
Bank of America Reportedly Agrees to $17 Billion Settlement
The banking giant reportedly agreed to a deal with the Justice Department for its alleged role in selling toxic mortgages.
Hiring Pace Remains Strong in May Jobs Report
Morning Money Memo… The jobs market appears to be getting stronger and the US economy may be revving up. Employers hired at a healthy pace in May for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes of accelerating growth after a grim start for the year. The...
Ukrainian Army Takes Back Airport From Russian Separatists
The all-day raid that killed 43 people inches the country closer to civil war.
Thai Army Declares Coup: Military Seizes Control of Country
Nationwide curfew put in place as Thai army declares coup in attempt to reform nation.
Excerpt: 'Stress Test' by Timothy Geithner
Reprinted from STRESS TEST by Timothy F. Geithner. Copyright © 2014. Published in the United States by Crown, a division of Random House LLC. By the summer of 2007, the subprime market was imploding. Borrowers with “no-doc loans” (without proof of income) and “liar loans”...
Time has come for Wild, Blue Jackets
America is often tagged as a nation that has evolved into a countrywide landscape of commercial sameness. Guilty. On nearly every corner there seems to be a Wal-Mart, Panera Bread, Home Depot, Starbucks, Olive Garden, Hampton Inn, McDonald's and so on. Original, one-of-a-kind establishments are