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June 20, 2012

Wednesday's Top 10 stories

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1.BAIN CAPITAL MAY NO LONGER BE ROMNEY'S BANE

The presumptive GOP nominee spent years vetting people for jobs at the private equity firm, an experience that might help him pick his VP.

2.SANDUSKY TESTIMONY COULD BE TRIAL'S FINALE

Wednesday could be the last day of testimony in the Penn State abuse trial and so far no one knows if the former assistant coach will testify.

3.IF SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN OBAMACARE, MOST AMERICANS WANT REPLACEMENT

AP poll finds three quarters of Americans would want Congress and Obama to write new legislation on health care.

4.FAST AND FURIOUS INVESTIGATION FOCUSES ON HOLDER

A Congressional committee will decide at 9 a.m. whether to hold the attorney general in contempt for failing to hand over additional documents.

5.AMIDST CONSTANT TALK OF GLOOM, LIFE IN GREECE IS SURPRISINGLY NORMAL

Tourists are still flocking to its ancient monuments and its public and police services are continuing to function.

6.MUBARAK'S DETERIORATING HEALTH ADDS UNCERTAINTY TO EGYPT'S TRANSITION

Each of the two presidential run-off candidates claims victory in the contested poll.

7.EXPERTS QUESTION SCIENCE BEHIND OPENING 9/11 HEALTH FUND TO CANCER PATIENTS

Some scientists say the links between 50 types of cancer and 9/11 toxic dust just don't exist.

8.THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH GETS ITS FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADER

The largest U.S. Protestant denomination moves closer to reconciling its 167-year-old troubled racial past.

9.AP'S ANICK JESDANUN TAKES THE NEW SAMSUNG GALAXY PHONE FOR A TEST DRIVE

His conclusion: Samsung's latest touch-screen mobile phone may give the iPhone a run for its money.

10. A BIKE COULD BE THE MOST USEFUL THING TO HAVE AT THE LONDON OLYMPICS

Fearing gridlock and congestion, visitors are encouraged to bike their way around the Games.

 

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