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PROTESTS SPREAD. American Embassy in Yemen Attacked.
Increased violence follows attacks targeting U.S. diplomatic compounds in Libya and Egypt. Meanwhile, The fallout from the deadly attack in Libya injects foreign policy politics into presidential race.

EYES ON THE FED. Announcement Expected Today.
Global investors think the large step of another round of bond purchases could be in store to perk up the U.S. economy.

POPE TRAVELS He Heads Off To Lebanon.
The Pontiff's trip has a special urgency, in light of a civil war in Syria, and the slaying of U.S. ambassador in Libya.

NYC MAYOR: Say No To Super-sized Drinks.
NYC Health experts hope the expected end Thursday of big sugary drinks begins discussions which could change personal attitudes about overeating.

An increase of gambling resorts intensifies the debate over the costs to these social ills.