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7:46am

Mon July 28, 2014
The Two-Way

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, a Republican from Florida.
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Lawmakers in Washington have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.

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7:24am

Mon July 28, 2014
The Two-Way

Book News: The Clash Of The Comic(-)Cons

Fans dressed as storm troopers from Star Wars attend this year's Comic-Con event in San Diego.
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The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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6:58am

Mon July 28, 2014
The Two-Way

Conflict In Gaza: Here's What You Need To Know Today

Palestinian Saeb Afana, 12, stands on the edge of a large crater from an Israeli missile strike that destroyed several graves, as he carries flowers at a cemetery in Gaza City,on Monday.
Lefteris Pitarakis AP

In a resolution overnight, the United Nations Security Council called for an "immediate and unconditional" cease-fire in Gaza.

As USA Today reports, the Security Council called on both Israel and Hamas to "to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire into the Eid period and beyond."

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6:37am

Mon July 28, 2014
Business

Depends Promotes Pants-Dropping For 'Underwearness'

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6:09am

Mon July 28, 2014
Sports

Colorado Rockies Hand Out Free Jerseys — With A Typo

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6:02am

Mon July 28, 2014
Business

U.K. Launches Licensing For Onshore Oil And Gas Exploration

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 6:09 am

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5:55am

Mon July 28, 2014
World

Fighting In Ukraine Continues; Russia Dismisses Threat Of Sanctions

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 6:09 am

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5:55am

Mon July 28, 2014
Middle East

Israelis Broadly Support Military's Operation In Gaza

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 6:09 am

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5:55am

Mon July 28, 2014
Politics

The Week In Politics: Progress On Upgrading VA Health System

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 6:09 am

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5:55am

Mon July 28, 2014
Latin America

Locked In U.S. Hedge Fund Battle, Argentina Faces Default

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 6:09 am

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