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Panel Weighs Deep Cuts in Tax Breaks and Spending

A plan to be released by a bipartisan commission on reducing the federal debt calls for deep cuts in domestic and military spending starting in 2012, and an overhaul of the tax code to raise revenue.

In Message to G-20, Obama Aims to Reduce Tensions

The president marked the start of the G-20 summit by imploring leaders to shift global economic demand away from its reliance on American consumption and borrowing.

F.D.A. Unveils Graphic Warning Labels for Cigarettes

Designed to cover half of a pack’s surface area, the proposed labels are intended to spur smokers to quit by providing graphic reminders of tobacco’s dangers.

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TimesCast: The Latin Grammy Awards

The Grammys for Latin music, tensions dominate the G-20 meeting and Nancy Pelosi's political future.

Education Protest in London Turns Violent

Protesters upset about cuts attempted to storm the building that houses the Conservative Party.

Olympic Hopefuls Call Rule Double Jeopardy

The I.O.C.’s new doping rule could keep athletes out of the Olympics long after they serve a doping suspension.

Election Diminishes New York’s Black Democrats

With Democrats losing the House and probably of the State Senate, black politicians face diminished influence.

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The Great Cyberheist

Inside the mind of Albert Gonzalez, America’s most notorious computer hacker.

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