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Washington Post: A New Architecture for the Financial World

Washington Examiner: Head over heels: Presidential politics in the age of Oprah

N.Y. Times: Once Elected, Palin Hired Friends and Lashed Foes

L.A. Times: Love and infidelity: How our brains keep us from straying

USA Today: Don’t be fooled by funny opening: ‘SNL’ isn’t back

Politico: Biden speech to take hard hit at McCain

ABC News: Fired Official: Governor Sarah Palin Did Not Tell the Truth to ABC

CBS News: Stocks Tank After Wall Street Shake-Up

Fox News: Doctor: Spicy Food May Have Triggered Bride’s Death

CNN: Train collision probe to examine text messages

Wall Street Journal: Bank of America Reaches Deal for Merrill

MSNBC: Rescuers reach beach areas flattened by Ike

Congressional Quarterly: Clinton Supporters Never Say Die

NPR: Foundering Wall Street Giants Seek Help, Cash

Roll call: House Salary ‘Gamble’ Fails

Bloomberg: Lehman Workers Clear Desks, Weep After Bankruptcy

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