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Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Judiciary Committee, 14 Jul 2009
Tue. 14 Jul 2009 1907 UTC

Sotomayor Pledges Decisions Without Racial Bias

US president's nominee for Supreme Court says personal background can play role in informing law, but law ultimately prevails

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Ousted Honduras' President Manuel Zelaya during a press conference at the international airport of Comalapa, El Salvador, 05 Jul 2009

US Urges Patience in Honduras Crisis Talks  Audio Clip Available

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya says he will quit talks unless he is reinstated quickly

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at a news conference, announcing the introduction of health care legislation, 14 Jul 2009

House Democrats Unveil Health Measure, Republicans Respond  Audio Clip Available

Republicans immediately blasted proposal, which Democrats say they're determined to have House vote on before August recess

New European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek of Poland in Strasbourg, 14 Jul 2009

Poland's Buzek is New EU Parliament President

Jerzy Buzek was Polish prime minister from 1997 until 2001

Mogadishu's  Sahafi Hotel, 14 Jul 2009

Two French Security Advisors Seized in Somalia

Witnesses say at least 10 gunmen stormed Sahafi Hotel in Mogadishu, grabbed foreigners from their rooms


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