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  • AP source: Hackers attack company that runs Nasdaq

    Investigators are trying to identify computer hackers who have broken into the Nasdaq stock market's computer network repeatedly over the past year, a federal official tells The Associated Press.

  • Then-Sen. Barack Obama walks the beach with daughters Malia (left) and Sasha during a vacation in Kailua, Hawaii, Aug. 12, 2008. The community is full of excitement over the family's return. (Associated Press)

    Hawaiians to welcome Obamas

    Although President Obama's standing in Washington has dropped a notch or two in the year since he and his family last spent their holiday vacation in this beach community, the thrill is definitely not gone for many Kailuans about his return here.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Kennedy Detail'

    When the president of the United States is assassinated, it splits the nation in grief and pain and leaves the group of men assigned to protect him to live with the corrosive guilt of personal failure.These men are the Secret Service, the dark-suited, implacable agents with sunglasses and wrist microphones whose duty is to protect the president, and this book is remarkable in its poignant yet terse presentation of the day President Kennedy died and plunged America into mourning.

  • Laura Joseph lets the people waiting for her know she may be late after the float plane she was aboard bound for Kenmore Air Harbor, Wash. from Lake Chelan, Wash. was intercepted by two U.S. fighter jets as it entered air space restricted due to the visit of President Obama on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 in Kenmore, Wash. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Dean Rutz)

    Fighters rattle Seattle after Obama airspace breach

    A passenger aboard a float plane that violated the airspace around Air Force One while President Obama was in town Tuesday was stunned to find out about the fuss that resulted, saying the incursion wasn't intentional.

  • First lady Michelle Obama smiles while she visits Marbella, southern Spain on Aug. 4, 2010, during a private vacation with daughter Sasha. (Associated Press)

    PRUDEN: The big spender's armada to Spain

    Presidents, as F. Scott Fitzgerald might say, are not like you and me, and neither are their families.

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