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MITT ROMNEY ATTEMPTS TO INCREASE GOP BASE. Reaches Out To Black Voters.
GOP Presidential candidate addresses the NAACP in a speech that focuses on the US economy.

HOUSE REPUBLICANS VOTE ONCE AGAIN. To Repeal Obamacare.
GOP pushes for a symbolic repeal vote with same objective and a different argument: To spare 20 million Americans from a tax.

OHIO FREIGHT TRAIN DERAILS, Causing Massive Explosion
Columbus evacuates a mile-wide area of the city following an 11 car derailed and some exploded into fire balls.

NOT MUCH ON THE HILL. Looking Busy Are Deceiving
For the next several weeks, US lawmakers will try to look busy, but they're not going to move many bills.

MLB BLOWOUT: National League vs American League.
San Francisco's Cabrera and Sandoval help the NL to win its third straight All-Star game. The final score this time was 8-0.