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Friday, April 29, 2011

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  • William And Kate Say Vows At Westminster Abbey
    Prince William and Kate Middleton are now man and wife. The ceremony was watched by millions around the world as the two were wed at Westminster Abbey.
  • Royal Watchers Line Streets To See William, Kate
    A million well-wishers flooded central London to try to catch a glimpse of the wedding party.
  • Americans Host Their Own Royal Wedding Festivities
    Across our country, people are hosting royal wedding parties. Of course they had to get up pretty early to make it happen.
  • Members Of Syria's Baath Party Resign In Protest
    There are some signs of cracks in the regime of Syria's President Bashar al Assad. More than 200 members of the ruling Baath Party have resigned to protest the government's violent crackdown on demonstrators. Hundreds of protesters have been killed in recent weeks.
  • In Egypt, Libyan Refugees Find Tough Conditions
    Egypt has come under harsh criticism for the way it's dealing with migrant workers who fled the fighting in eastern and western Libya. There are 600 asylum seekers and thousands more third-country nationals who are living at the border.
  • Panthers Pick Newton As No. 1 NFL Draft Choice
    The Carolina Panthers got to choose first in Thursday night's NFL draft. They selected Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, who led the Tigers to the national championship. That's despite an NCAA investigation that his father was involved in a pay-for-play scheme during his recruitment.
  • Tornado Outbreak Leaves Wide Path Of Destruction
    Communities in the South are cleaning up after tornadoes hit the region hard. Alabama is suffering the most. Search and rescue teams are going door to door to find victims.
  • Studies: Rich Don't Flee High-Tax States
    Governors in both parties worry that high taxes on the wealthy may prompt them to move. But the evidence suggests otherwise.
  • Storms Cripple Businesses In The South
    A number of car factories and aerospace plants have shut down temporarily, and some coal mines have suspended production. At a Mercedes Benz plant in Alabama, the damage wasn't bad, but managers closed the plant so workers could take care of their families.
  • News Corp. Likely To Take A Loss On Myspace Sale
    Bids to buy Myspace from News Corp. are due Friday. The parent company will likely be selling the site for hundreds of millions of dollars less than it originally paid. MySpace, the one-time social network powerhouse, was eclipsed in recent years by Facebook.

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