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Roger Federer Defeats Andy Roddick at Wimbledon

Roger Federer won his record 15th Grand Slam title when he outlasted Andy Roddick for his sixth Wimbledon championship in a marathon match that went to 16-14 in the fifth set.

Formula One Racing Chief Praises Hitler, Saddam Hussein

Bernie Ecclestone says Nazi leader 'got things done,' Iraqi dictator was 'only one who could control that country.'

Third Worker Dies After N.C. Fireworks Explosion

Toll in Ocracoke Island blast now three dead, two injured; five had been unloading fireworks for Fourth of July show.

Biden: We 'Misread' Economy

Vice president says Obama administration 'misread how bad the economy was,' stands by stimulus package

Iranian Clerics Declare Ahmadinejed Re-Election Illegitimate

An influential group of Iranian clerics took sides late Saturday, calling June's re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and by extension his government, illegitimate.

Death of Ex-NFL Quarterback McNair Ruled a Homicide

Shot twice in the head and two more times in the chest, former NFL quarterback Steve McNair was the victim of a homicide, police declared Sunday.

1 Dead in Disney World Monorail Crash

A Disney World monorail driver was killed after colliding with another train at the Orlando, Fla., park.

At Least 25 Injured in Indiana Pedestrian Bridge Collapse

Part of a Fourth of July fireworks crowd overloaded a pedestrian bridge to about twice its capacity before it collapsed and sent about 50 people tumbling into a lake, the township trustee in charge of the bridge said.

Sub Hears Signal From Yemenia Airways Black Boxes

The French agency investigating last week's crash of a Yemenia Airways flight to the Comoros says a submarine taking part in the search has picked up signals from the aircraft's two black boxes.

2 British Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

A roadside bomb and a rocket-propelled grenade in southern Afghanistan killed two British soldiers, while gunmen in the east abducted 16 mine-clearing personnel working for the United Nations, officials said Sunday.