Addressing the nation on the recent S&P downgrading of U.S. credit, in conjunction with the tragedy over the weekend with the loss of 38 troops in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama's call to action did little to soothe the nation, or the stock market.
After days of lawlessness, the riots in London and across England have calmed down, with the aftershocks still being felt across the communities afflicted by them. More than $325 million in damage claims are expected and more than 1,500 individuals have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the riots.
The United Nations has officially declared a famine in Somalia, with 3.7 million deemed to be in crisis. Efforts to alleviate the suffering in the region have been disrupted by the efforts of the militant Islamic group al-Shabaab, which is also linked to al-Qaida.
The stars of CBS, Showtime, and the CW attend the annual TCA party in Beverly Hills, California. Attendees were asked to wear colorful attire to match the backdrop on the red carpet. Actress Kristen Bell made headlines by wearing a little black dress.
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