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Obama vows to cure health care website.  "There's no excuse" for the dysfunctional rollout, he declares. "And I take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed ASAP." By BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI Obama vows to cure health care website. "There's no excuse" for the dysfunctional rollout, he declares. "And I take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed ASAP." By BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI
NSA reportedly accesses Yahoo, Google data centers.  The latest revelations trigger legal questions, including whether the agency may be violating federal wiretap laws By Justin Sullivan NSA reportedly accesses Yahoo, Google data centers. The latest revelations trigger legal questions, including whether the agency may be violating federal wiretap laws By Justin Sullivan
After pushing out US military, Iraq backtracks.  American weapons, training and manpower are needed to help fight a bloody resurgence of al-Qaida, a top official says. By Spencer Platt After pushing out US military, Iraq backtracks. American weapons, training and manpower are needed to help fight a bloody resurgence of al-Qaida, a top official says. By Spencer Platt
What's staying the same at the Federal Reserve.  The Fed -- while seeming to signal that the economy is improving -- will continue to buy $85 billion a month in bonds. By KAREN BLEIER What's staying the same at the Federal Reserve. The Fed -- while seeming to signal that the economy is improving -- will continue to buy $85 billion a month in bonds. By KAREN BLEIER
Jewish books, papers found in Iraq raise ownership questions.  A sample of the trove will be displayed this fall in Washington. But plans to return the material to Iraq are meeting opposition. By Carlos Otero Jewish books, papers found in Iraq raise ownership questions. A sample of the trove will be displayed this fall in Washington. But plans to return the material to Iraq are meeting opposition. By Carlos Otero

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

1. OBAMA VOWS TO CURE HEALTH CARE WEBSITE

   "There's no excuse" for the dysfunctional rollout, he declares. "And I take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed ASAP."

2. NSA REPORTEDLY ACCESSES YAHOO, GOOGLE DATA CENTERS

   The latest revelations trigger legal questions, including whether the agency may be violating federal wiretap laws

3. AFTER PUSHING OUT US MILITARY, IRAQ BACKTRACKS

   American weapons, training and manpower are needed to help fight a bloody resurgence of al-Qaida, a top official says.

4. WHAT'S STAYING THE SAME AT THE FEDERAL RESERVE

   The Fed -- while seeming to signal that the economy is improving -- will continue to buy $85 billion a month in bonds.

5. JEWISH BOOKS, PAPERS FOUND IN IRAQ RAISE OWNERSHIP QUESTIONS

   A sample of the trove will be displayed this fall in Washington. But plans to return the material to Iraq are meeting opposition.

6. STUDY: GETTING YOUR BELL RUNG SHOULD MEAN A TIME OUT

   A report reveals gaps in what is known about the risk of concussions in youth sports, but urges athletes to stay on the sidelines whenever they suffer one.

7. HOW DO YOU `LIKE' ME NOW?

   Mobile advertising spurs a 60 percent quarterly revenue increase for Facebook, beating Wall Street's expectations.

8. SMOKE `EM IF YOU GOT `EM  -- AND YOU'RE 21

   The New York City Council votes to raise the tobacco-purchasing age from 18 to 21, higher than all but a few places in the U.S.

9. WHO STOLE THE SHOW AT THE VATICAN

   As the pope delivers a homily, a little boy climbs onto the papal chair -- and at one point even clings to the pontiff's legs.

10. VEGAS SNIFFS A BLOWOUT

   The rankings say Saturday's meeting between No. 3 Florida State and No. 7 Miami is a big game. But oddsmakers have installed the Seminoles as a three-touchdown favorite.

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