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August 19, 2011
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Climate-change science makes for hot politics | The Washington Post Today's Headlines

The Washington Post

TODAY'S HEADLINES
TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS

Climate-change science makes for hot politics
The science of climate change hasn’t changed significantly in the past four years, but the political debate has shifted sharply.
(By Joel Achenbach and Juliet Eilperin)

HIV/AIDS funding delay causes problems
This spring’s budget fights, combined with internal glitches at the federal agency responsible for awarding HIV/AIDS safety net funds, have held up critical dollars for months.
(By Lena H. Sun)

For Marines, a woman in charge
A leatherneck named Loretta is turning a few good men — and women — into Marines at Parris Island, S.C., as the training ground’s first female commander.
(By Craig Whitlock)

Beck, Redskins look good in win over Colts
Quarterback John Beck completes 14 of 17 attempts for 140 yards as Washington finishes with 415 yards of offense and holds the depleted Colts to 150 yards.
(By Mike Jones)

Jason Reid: Beck begins to validate Shanahans’ belief
COLUMN | Redskins’ QB goes 14 for 17, taking what the defense gives him in directing four scoring drives.
(By Jason Reid)

POLITICS
Prosecutors admit fault in Clemens mistrial, but ask judge for another chance to convict him
WASHINGTON — Prosecutors pursing a perjury conviction against baseball star Roger Clemens acknowledge they made a critical error that ultimately doomed their high-profile trial but asked a judge for another chance to convict the pitching standout of lying about using performance-enhancing drugs.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Obama faces discontent among liberal groups as he faces re-election; will base come through?
WASHINGTON — Liberals argue that he caved on the debt ceiling. Unions are upset over his handling of unemployment and labor issues. Hispanics brought the immigration debate directly to his campaign doorstep.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
WASHINGTON — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Jerome Shestack, human rights advocate, former head of American Bar Association, dies at 86
WASHINGTON — Jerome J. Shestack, a noted attorney, human rights advocate and supporter of Israel, has died at age 88.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Human rights advocate, ex-head of American Bar Association dies.
WASHINGTON — The American Jewish Committee says Jerome J. Shestack, a noted human rights advocate and strong supporter of Israel, has died at age 86.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)



STYLE
Grandparents’ favoritism creates tension
Ask Amy | They dote on their biological granddaughter but not on their step-grandson.
(, Tribune Media Service)

Hints From Heloise: The joys of pet toys
Pet toys are a boon for owners, too, as they redirect gnawing maws away from furniture. Read on for a recipe for keeping squeaky toys clean.
(, King)

Sometimes you can make a second first impression
I made a terrible first impression on a date last weekend. How do I get a second chance?
(, The Washington Post)

For Egypt’s gays, culture shift afoot
The once-persecuted minority is increasingly visible and optimistic in wake of Mubarak’s ouster.
( by Ernesto Londono , The Washington Post)

Plugging into Identity fest
At Identity Festival at Jiffy Lube Live, 12,000 fans — mostly teens, some wearing evocative outfits — rocked to electronic dance music.
( by Chris Richards , The Washington Post)


SPORTS
Mikael Lundberg completes 68, takes Czech Open lead after rain-delayed 2nd round
CELADNA, Czech Republic — Sweden’s Mikael Lundberg completed a 4-under 68 on Saturday in the Czech Open to take a one-stroke lead after the rain-delayed second round.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Georgetown's Thompson says Beijing brawl behind Hoyas, shakes hands with opposing coach
SHANGHAI — Georgetown coach John Thompson III said he has made peace with the coach of a Chinese basketball team over a bench-clearing brawl and denies the melee carried any political connotations.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Friday's Sports in Brief
COLLEGE
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Wade's World: Heat star hosts 100 of his newest friends for a 4-day fantasy camp
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Dwyane Wade has the basketball on the wing. Tom Crean is setting up a play. Scattered around the court are a number of players, many nodding in unison.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey shoots 65 to take 3-stroke lead in Wyndham Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C. — For all that Tommy Gainey says has gone wrong in the Wyndham Championship, he must be doing something right.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)


WORLD
Germany's Merkel pushes for Serbia-Kosovo dialogue ahead of visit to Belgrade
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will push for dialogue between Serbia and Kosovo when she visits Belgrade next week.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Suicide bomber hits Pakistan mosque; scores killed
A suicide bomber killed 48 worshipers Friday at a mosque in a northwestern Pakistani tribal region long scarred by militant attacks and sectarian clashes, officials said.
( by Richard Leiby , The Washington Post)

Egypt recalls its ambassador from Israel as tensions spike over cross-border ambush
CAIRO — Egypt said Saturday it would recall its ambassador from Israel to protest the deaths of at least three Egyptian troops killed in a shootout between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian militants who had launched a deadly attack on Israel from Egyptian soil.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Syria condemns US and European calls for Assad to step down, say they are part of conspiracy
BEIRUT — A government owned Syrian newspaper on Saturday rejected U.S. and European calls for President Bashar Assad to step down, saying they revealed the “face of the conspiracy” targeting Damascus for its key role in the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Turkish jets strike PKK targets in Iraq for 3rd day
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s military says its warplanes have bombed 20 suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq in a third day of cross-border strikes.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)


LIVE DISCUSSIONS
Ask Boswell
Sports Columnist Tom Boswell will take your questions about baseball, the Redskins, the Wizards and more.
(, vForum)

ComPost Live with Alexandra Petri
The Compost, written by Alexandra Petri, offers a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
(, vForum)

Opinion Focus with Eugene Robinson
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson discusses his recent columns and the latest news in a live Q&A.
(, vForum)

Debt Ceiling drama: Why Jonathan Capehart thinks your voice needs to be heard
In his Post-Partisan blog post today, Opinion writer Jonathan Capehart said that "Folks should be marching on the Capitol" in protest of the way the debt issue is being handled. Do you agree?
(, vForum)

Chatological Humor: Monthly with Moron
Gene Weingarten takes polls and chats about his recent columns.
(, vForum)


TECHNOLOGY
HP Issues TouchPad Liquidation Order – Get Yours Now For $100

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

Google Taking Street View To The Depths Of The Amazon

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

Snapsort Raises $500K To Expand Its Product Recommendation Engine

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

Cane 2.0: The Tacit Is Hand-Mounted Sonar For The Vision Impaired

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

YC-Backed Can’t Wait Is A Mobile Social Network For Movie Trailers

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)


BUSINESS
German vice chancellor: no eurobonds with this German government
BERLIN — Germany’s vice chancellor is insisting his country’s government will hold out against any moves to create eurozone-wide government bonds.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

FACT CHECK: Recession boosts spending as it trims tax revenue, skewing the political math
WASHINGTON — It’s the loud and clear consensus of Republicans in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail: Runaway government spending is the problem, not taxes.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

HP Issues TouchPad Liquidation Order – Get Yours Now For $100

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

Google Taking Street View To The Depths Of The Amazon

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

Snapsort Raises $500K To Expand Its Product Recommendation Engine

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

NYT: Today's Headlines: Qaddafi's Hold in Tripoli in Doubt as Rebels Advance

Today's Headlines



Latest Business News  at time of Posting
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TOP NEWs

Qaddafi's Hold in Tripoli in Doubt as Rebels Advance

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's hold on his Tripoli stronghold shows signs of slipping as residents said they believed his flight or ouster could be imminent.

U.S. Scrambling to Ease Shortage of Vital Medicine

By GARDINER HARRIS
Officials are rushing to find remedies for critical shortages of drugs to treat a number of life-threatening illnesses, including bacterial infection and several forms of cancer.

Deal Frees 'West Memphis Three' in Arkansas

By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
Three men convicted of killing three 8-year-old boys in a 1993 murder case were freed from jail on Friday.
QUOTATION OF THE DAY
"I'm just tired. This has been going on for 18 years."
DAMIEN ECHOLS, who was freed from death row Friday as one of the "West Memphis Three," who were released after an unusual plea deal in the 1993 killings of three boys in West Memphis, Ark.

Travel

Slide Show: 36 Hours in Lower Manhattan

With the exception of those seeking a night of club-hopping, travelers hardly need venture north of Canal Street for a complete New York weekend.
Opinion
Flying? Increasingly for the Birds
Opinionator

Flying? Increasingly for the Birds

Airport security - the good, the bad and the ugly.
WORLD

A Long Peace Is Threatened in Israel Attack

By HEBA AFIFY and ISABEL KERSHNER
An Israeli strike aimed at militants killed three Egyptian officers, raising tensions the day after attacks near the border that killed eight Israelis.

Syria Said to Fire on Protest in Defiance of Global Rebuke

By NADA BAKRI
Syrian rights activists said security forces killed at least 18 people during the first protest since President Bashar al-Assad said military operations against demonstrators had ended.

Detective in Phone Hacking Inquiry Is Arrested

By SARAH LYALL
A Scotland Yard detective was arrested on Thursday "on suspicion of misconduct in a public office relating to an unauthorized disclosure of information."
U.S.

In California, Victims' Families Fight for the Dead

By IAN LOVETT
Parole hearings take on new urgency for victims' families as California copes with prison overcrowding.

If Phones Ring, Obama Is Here, With Cell Power

By ABBY GOODNOUGH
Spotty cellular service magically improves on Martha's Vineyard when President Obama and his family arrive for what has become a yearly August vacation.

For President at Play, Family Outings, Golf and Lots of Advisers

By MARK LANDLER
On Martha's Vineyard, the Obama family vacation includes daily counterterrorism updates, economic briefings and the occasional golf game.
POLITICS
Political Memo

Twang and Job Title Might Be the Same, but Perry and Bush Keep Their Distance

By ASHLEY PARKER
The Bush inner circle's dislike for Gov. Rick Perry, who has worked to differentiate himself from the former president, runs deep.

U.S. to Offer Oil Leases in the Gulf

By JOHN M. BRODER
The proposed sale, scheduled for Dec. 14, will be the first sale in the part of the gulf bordering Texas since the summer of 2009 and the first sale of any kind in the gulf since March 2010.

A Race in Montana May Again Be Crucial to Senate Control

By KIRK JOHNSON
Senator Jon Tester, a self-described populist Democrat, is staking his career - and perhaps his party's control of the Senate - on a bet that moderation is still viable in Montana.
BUSINESS

Antibacterial Chemical Raises Safety Issues

By ANDREW MARTIN
Regulators, consumer advocates and soap manufacturers are locked in a battle over triclosan, the active ingredient in antibacterial soaps like Dial Complete.

As PCs Wane, Companies Look to Tablets

By VERNE G. KOPYTOFF and IAN AUSTEN
Computer makers are expected to ship only about 4 percent more PCs this year than last year, while tablets are flying off store shelves.

In a Race to Out-Rave, 5-Star Web Reviews Go for $5

By DAVID STREITFELD
A thriving industry is buying and selling rapturous reviews on the Web, and academics and businesses are looking for ways to ferret out the fakes.
TECHNOLOGY
Your Money

Your Voice Mail May Be Even Less Secure Than You Thought

By RON LIEBER
Caller ID spoofing, the way hackers gain access to phone voice mail accounts, can also be used to get someone else's credit card information.
DealBook

How the Google Deal Hampers Motorola

By STEVEN M. DAVIDOFF
The acquisition agreement with Google sharply regulates how Motorola can run its business in ways beyond normal deal terms.
Media Decoder Blog

Rhapsody Strikes Deal with MetroPCS for Bundled Music

By BEN SISARIO
The deal hit one snag: Warner Music, home of Green Day and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, has not licensed its music for the service.
SPORTS
Yankees 8, Twins 1

His Place in the Rotation Secure, Hughes Shows Why He Deserves It

By DAVID WALDSTEIN
Phil Hughes gave up two hits in seven and two-third innings and Russell Martin homered twice for the Yankees.
Mets 6, Brewers 1

For Mets, More Waiting and Nothing to Show for It

By MARK VIERA
A long rain delay, a 6-1 loss to Milwaukee and no timetable for Jose Reyes's return.

Judge Hinting at Trial in Case of Mets Owners

By RICHARD SANDOMIR and KEN BELSON
United States District Judge Jed S. Rakoff may be trying to encourage a settlement of a $1 billion lawsuit against Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz.
ARTS
Dance Review

A Romp Through the Barn

By ALASTAIR MACAULAY
The Mark Morris Dance Group is presenting a triple bill - "Renard," "Festival Dance" and "Socrates" - as part of the Mostly Mozart festival in the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Folk Art Museum Considers Closing

By KATE TAYLOR
The leadership of the financially struggling American Folk Art Museum are considering whether to shut down the museum and donate its collections to another institution.
A Word With: Susana Baca

Music, Activism and the Peruvian Cabinet

By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr.
Susana Baca, recently named as Peru's minister of culture, has never been a member of the elite in the country, where racial and class divisions run deep.
NEW YORK / REGION

Husband Admits He Set Up Killing of Wife in Street, the Police Say

By TIM STELLOH and JAMES BARRON
Prosecutors say the victim, Nazish Noorani, had recently texted her brother about her husband, Kashif Parvaiz: "Someday U will find me dead, but it's cuz of Kashi."
Crime Scene

An Inmate's Letter Recalls a Certain Summer

By MICHAEL WILSON
In 1975, two Staten Island teenagers, Dempsey Hawkins and Susan Jacobson, fell in love. From prison, and decades removed, Mr. Hawkins wrote to revisit their time together.

For District Attorney, Political Fallout May Follow Decision on Strauss-Kahn

By JOHN ELIGON
Cyrus R. Vance Jr. will soon announce whether to continue pursuing the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Whatever his decision, some people will be angry.
TRAVEL

Lost in the Odyssey

By MATT GROSS
Inspired by Odysseus, who took 10 years to get to Ithaca from the coast of Turkey, an 11-day journey of epic beauty, hospitality and frustrating ferry schedules.

36 Hours in Downtown Manhattan

By SETH KUGEL
The financial district is bustling, Chinatown is as enticing as ever, and TriBeCa is bursting with new restaurants and bars - visitors hardly need venture north of Canal Street for a complete New York weekend.
Practical Traveler

Crowd-Sourcing for Travel Advice

By MICHELLE HIGGINS
Sizing up three new travel sites that use social media for targeted trip recommendations.
EDITORIALS
Editorial

A Study in Judicial Dysfunction

Lavish judicial campaign spending and lax rules are undermining Wisconsin's top court.
Editorial

Toward Immigration Sanity

The White House has just taken a large step toward a more sensible and lawful policy on illegal immigration.
Editorial

Questions on a Bank Merger

It was right to ask the Federal Reserve to do more due diligence on Capital One's proposed purchase of ING Direct.
OP-ED
Op-Ed Contributor

The Wrong Way to Help Veterans

By SALLY L. SATEL
Giving veterans a quick diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder may seem compassionate, but it can actually be harmful.
Op-Ed Columnist

Obama in the Valley

By CHARLES M. BLOW
America needs the electrifyingly charismatic candidate Barack Obama once was, not the eerily inhuman robot of a president that he has become.
Op-Ed Columnist

9/11's White Elephant

By JOE NOCERA
That fancy office building at ground zero is going to soak commuters for decades and decades.
ON THIS DAY
On Aug. 20, 1968, the Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact nations invaded Czechoslovakia to crush the ''Prague Spring'' liberalization drive of Alexander Dubcek's regime.