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Obama: No Video Justifies Attack On Embassy

Addressing the U.N. General Assembly in New York City on Tuesday, President Obama told world leaders that there is no place for violence and intolerance. He has been struggling to contain widespread anger in the Muslim world sparked in part by an anti-Islam video. Is he making headway?
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A Political Litmus Test, In 6 Jokes

Could humor be the key to bridging a divided nation? Read these relatively nonpolitical jokes told by six very politically outspoken comedians, and tell us which ones you think are funny. We'll try to determine if that says something about your political leanings.
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Clinton Aide, Reporter In Profane E-Mail Exchange

The email exchange between a journalist and one of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's top aides grew quite heated and profane over the weekend. It marked at least the second time in recent months that a spokesman for a major political figure used an obscenity to get across his point.
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Obama At The U.N., In Shadow Of Campaign Politics

Campaign politics shadowing every word, President Barack Obama will step before the world and declare that anti-American rage and riots among Muslims abroad will never force the United States to backtrack on diplomacy.
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Preservation Jazz Hall Band Releases 2 Albums

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band releases two live albums Tuesday: St. Peter & 57th Street and The Preservation Hall 50th Anniversary Collection. The band is named for the legendary jazz house in New Orleans.
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Clinton Kicks Off A Busy Week Of Diplomacy

The U.N. General Assembly opens at a time when U.S. embassies and consulates have been the target of protests across the Muslim world. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has met with the presidents of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Libya and Egypt. She says one of her messages is that people in that region don't want to trade the tyranny of the dictator for the tyranny of the mob.

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