'Top Kill' Successful in Blocking Oil Leak; Obama Unveils National Security Strategy: Today's Headlines

Suzanne Murray

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The "Top Kill" effort has succeeded in blocking the leak, according to Thad Allen, a Coast Guard admiral. -- Los Angeles Times

New York City bus ads that ask "Leaving Islam?" are being called a smokescreen for an anti-Muslim agenda. -- Fox News

Vice President Biden says Obama is sticking to his timeline for US military withdrawal from Iraq despite a jump in violence and a lack of clear leadership in that country. -- Washington Post

The Gulf oil cleanup workers are reporting illnesses such as nausea and breathing problems after contact with oil and dispersant. -- Los Angeles Times

The Obama administration unveiled its new national security strategy in a 52-page document. -- Voice of America

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