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Ernie Harwell, the beloved Detroit Tigers broadcaster, died at the age of 92 after a year-long bout with cancer. -- USA Today
Tens of thousands of demonstrators tried to storm parliament in Greece in protest against spending cuts aimed at saving the country from bankruptcy. -- Telegraph UK
Faisal Shahzad, the suspected Times Square Bomber who faces life in prison if convicted, is scheduled to appear in federal court today. -- Reuters
Engineers from oil giant BP hope to control the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf Coast with a Pollution Control Dome, a specially built giant concrete-and-steel box designed to siphon the oil away. The oil dome should be arriving on the scene today. --Fox News
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the Times Square bomb threat is a sign of failure of the war on terror and that United Nations sanctions against his country won't work. -- ABC News