VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday brought 22 Catholic churchmen into the elite club of cardinals who will elect his successor, cementing the Italian majority in a future conclave but also giving New York's garrulo
WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — "I love your verses with all my heart, dear Miss Barrett ..."
So begins the first love letter to 19th-century poet Elizabeth Barrett from her future husband, fellow poet Robert Browning.
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BERLIN (AP) — Greece will receive its next batch of bailout loans in time to avoid a disastrous default, the country's finance minister said Tuesday, as stock markets rallied on hopes that policymakers around Europe were preparing a comprehensive solution to the debt crisis.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Home prices rose for a fourth straight month in most major U.S. cities in July, buoyed by the peak buying season. But the housing market remains depressed, and prices are expected to decline in the coming months.
ERICA WERNER,Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is heading to Denver to pitch his jobs plan in the city where he accepted the Democratic nomination. But as he's acknowledged at fundraisers up and down the West Coast, this election isn't like 2008.
ANTHONY McCARTNEY/AP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Opening statements began Tuesday in the trial of the doctor accused of killing Michael Jackson, with a prosecutor saying the superstar's misplaced trust in the doctor led to his death.
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manila residents waded through waist-deep floodwaters and dodged flying debris Tuesday as a powerful typhoon struck the Philippines, killing at least 16 people and sending waves as tall as palm trees crashing over seawalls.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Two American hikers held for years in an Iranian prison came home Sunday, declaring that they were detained because of their nationality, not because they might have crossed the border from Iraq.