- Kentucky city called socialist for buying gas station, undercutting competitor fuel prices
- Israel hits five mosques, sports complex in overnight Gaza strikes
- Hillary Clinton dogged for refusing reporters’ questions on book tour
- EPA tweet baffles: ‘I’m now a C-List celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’ iPhone game
- Australian P.M. Abbott: MH17 evidence tampered with on ‘industrial scale’
- Rep. Luis Gutierrez tells Hispanics to vote and ‘punish those’ who oppose amnesty
- Country singer Tim McGraw not sorry for slapping female fan: ‘Things happen’
- Iraq vet cited for owning 14 therapeutic pet ducks
- White House takes credit for drop in unaccompanied children at border
- International crises be damned, Obama’s fundraising trip must go on
Question of the Day
HE SAID WHAT?
“A lot of [NBA players] get caught up in the hype and do video clips with rappers and all that crap. They want bling bling all over themselves and drive fast cars. But that’s just the way the culture is in America: If you’ve got it, flaunt it, and if you don’t, you can’t.” — Bucks forward Andrew Bogut
TODAY’S BEST BET ON TELEVISION
Before heading out to the fireworks, fire up the remote at lunchtime and flip back and forth between Cubs at Nationals (MASN, noon) and Twins at Yankees (ESPN, 1 p.m.).
The NBA’s top free agent leaves the retooling SuperSonics for big money in the Magic Kingdom.
Hip replacement surgery and a lawsuit against former coach Don Nelson, all in one busy week.
A baseball player you likely have never heard of is going to ride his blogdom popularity right to San Francisco.
He’s the star of the sports world this week, with more than 500 media members credentialed at Congressional.
Someone must like him. The Surly Slugger was voted to start in the All-Star Game in his home stadium.
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- IRS seeks help destroying another 3,200 computer hard drives
- Hillary Clinton dogged for refusing reporters' questions on book tour
- Jewish woman booted from JetBlue flight over fight with Palestinian
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- Edward Snowden to work with Russia on anti-spy technology
- U.S. scrambles as violence escalates in Israel-Hamas conflict
- PRUDEN: A deadly enemy within exacerbating immigration crisis
- MERRY: Handicaps in Hillary's way
- Rep. Jared Polis' anti-fracking crusade riles Colorado
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