Thursday, August 9, 2012

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After 10 Years, Revisiting the Elian Gonzalez Fiasco :: Elian (alias The Rabbit) grows up as have the Miami Cubans who helped cause all that ruckus a decade ago,8599,1983705,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Home Prices Rise as Supply Dwindles :: Home prices rose by their largest percentage in at least seven years during the second quarter, propelled by low inventories of properties for sale and high demand for bargain-priced foreclosures.'s_Most_Popular

Fresh Target in Hunt for Migraine Cure :: The hunt is intensifying for new treatments for migraines, the common and debilitating headaches that have confounded scientists for decades.'s_Most_Popular

Starbucks Invests in Start-Up Square :: Square Inc. said Starbucks will use its technology to process some customer payments in 7,000 of its U.S. stores, and that the coffee chain will invest $25 million in the start-up.'s_Most_Popular

New Images From the Mars Rover :: NASA's rover Curiosity, which touched down on Mars early Monday, has transmitted its first color photo.

Trojan Passes Out 10,000 Vibrators ::[269661e4d9686e4aab3c6bcc2f1fae

Who Cries the Most at the Olympics? :: An informal study finds who tears up, who sings with their anthem and who bites their medals while on the podium.

Apps for Mobile Moonlighting :: Two free apps let users earn some money on the side with small jobs.'s_Most_Popular

Scandals Tarnish U.K. Banks :: In the past six weeks, the three big U.K. banks that had survived the financial crisis relatively unscathed have been hit by scandal, further soiling the British banking sector's reputation and undercutting efforts to fend off tougher regulations.

Iran Calls Syria Hostages Ex-Military - Wall Street Journal ::

Crisis Loosens Unions' Pay Influence :: A far-reaching restructuring of labor markets in the euro zone's periphery has developed over the last several years, to remedy what some see as a root cause of the crisis.

Competing for Scholarships on the Field and Online :: Some high-school student athletes are registering with websites that promise to connect them with college recruiters and coaches.'s_Most_Popular

London Bashes: More Snooze Than Booze :: London's subdued nightlife during the games is disappointing athletes.

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Amazon's New Secret Weapon: Lockers :: Amazon has installed large metal lockers in grocery, convenience and drugstore outlets that can accept packages for customers for a later pickup.'s_Most_Popular

Florida Estate Goes for $47 Million :: A Florida home has sold for $47 million, a record for a single-family house in Miami-Dade County, as the high-end real-estate market shows signs of a resurgence.'s_Most_Popular

Italian's Job: Premier Talks Tough in Bid to Save Euro :: Three years into Europe's financial turmoil, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has become the most determined challenger to Germany's approach toward tackling the euro crisis.

Betsy McCaughey: ObamaCare's Phony Deficit Reduction :: Lost in the fuzzy budgetary math is a simple truth: Repealing the law means lower taxes and spending.'s_Most_Popular

Mackenzie Eaglen: Defense vs. Food Stamps---What Would You Choose? :: The president has made no secret of his desire to gut the military, even before the current budget showdown.'s_Most_Popular

Italian Palaces, Castles Put on Market :: For investors longing to own an Italian palace, castle or other historic property, now might be the time to strike.

The Trouble Diagnosing Diabetes :: With cases of diabetes growing each year, many adults are getting caught in a potentially dangerous situation—they are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes when they actually have Type 1 diabetes, a substantially different condition.

Mario Monti: Interview Excerpts :: Read selected excerpts from the Journal's interview with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti last month.

The Romney Hood Fairy Tale :: The false, invented analysis behind Obama's tax claims.'s_Most_Popular

U.S.-Backed Battery Maker Selling Stake to Chinese Firm :: A123 Systems, a struggling maker of advanced batteries for electric vehicles that received a U.S. grant to begin manufacturing, agreed to sell a majority stake to Chinese auto-parts maker Wanxiang Group for $450 million.'s_Most_Popular

In U.K., Backlash Over Standard Chartered Allegations :: British regulators, politicians and bankers launched a counterattack against the New York banking supervisor that this week accused Standard Chartered of misconduct.

Olympic Mopper's Job Is 'No Sweat' :: Perhaps the most high-profile volunteer job at the Olympics belongs to the moppers responsible for keeping courts dry in sweaty sports such as badminton, volleyball, team handball and basketball.

Two Die as Typhoon Hits Shanghai :: At least two people died in a typhoon that quieted business activity in the Chinese commercial center as it dumped heavy amounts of rain in high winds.

Syria Renews Attacks on Aleppo Rebels :: The Syrian government launched a new offensive intending to retake neighborhoods in Aleppo, while Iran identified Iranian hostages in Syria as retired members of the Revolutionary Guards Corps and employees of government ministries.'s_Most_Popular

Jenkins: Our Big Fat Greek Habits :: If you don't think we face interest groups and scams that block progress, read on.'s_Most_Popular

Airy, Sleek---and Really Loud---Home :: Modern homes are spacious, open, airy, gleaming—and noisy. Short of a complete remodel, a host of solutions can create quieter spaces while keeping a big, open feel of a room.'s_Most_Popular


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