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What's keeping bond investors awake at night?
Imagine being in a crowd that's racing for the exit, but when you get the door isn't nearly big enough to fit everyone.

Customers up, profit up at Comcast
As it awaits approval of its merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast continues to show solid growth, both in profit and in the number of new customers.

After six months of recall costs, GM making money again
General Motors is back making money again, after six months in which recall costs essentially wiped out its profit.

Just how sick are Europe's top banks?
Europe's economy is looking frail again, but is it at risk of cardiac arrest?

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open
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Protesters torch town hall over missing Mexican students
Protesters set fire to Iguala's town hall, after Mexican investigators name the mayor and his wife as suspects in the disappearance of 43 students. Yiming Woo reports.

Funeral for baby killled in Jerusalem car attack
Hundreds attend the funeral of a baby killed after a Palestinian man slams his car into pedestrians in Jerusalem. Yiming Woo reports.

Canada's Harper says no safe haven for those behind attacks
Canada will not be intimidated by a pair of attacks that killed two soldiers this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in an address to the nation. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

Palestinians clash with Israeli police hours after deadly car attack
Hours after a car slams into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop killing a baby and wounding eight people, Palestinian residents from the same neighborhood as the driver clash with Israeli police. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

U.S. stocks drop; AT&T earns miss
AT&T warned its revenues would be lower than its previous estimates, after its earnings and revenues missed forecasts. Bobbi Rebell reports.

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Uruguay eliminates Italy; Did Suarez bite again?
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.

Report: Heat forward LeBron James to opt out of deal, become free agent
Get ready for the Decision, Part II. LeBron James is opting out of his contract with the Heat, and will become a free agent.

NBA Mock Draft: Another change at the top
Just when you thought the NBA draft pecking order was starting to get predictable, Joel Embiid shakes it up.

Mexico beats Cameroon, advances to knockout round
After a tough 2013, Mexico completed its magical turnaround by taking down Croatia 3-1 and advancing out of Group A.

World Cup analysis: Costa Rica-England

This Day in History

Peyo Introduces The Smurfs (1958)
The Smurfs, or Les Schtroumpfs in French, are a fictional race of forest-dwelling creatures that stand just "three apples high" and have blue skin. The Belgian cartoonist Peyo introduced Smurfs to the world, but English speakers perhaps know them best from the Hanna-Barbera Productions animated television series. The Smurf franchise has spawned movies, television shows, figurines, and countless other types of merchandise. How did Peyo come up with the name for his famous creatures? Discuss

Kennedy Confirms Missile Presence in Cuba (1962)
The Cuban Missile Crisis was a major Cold War confrontation that began when US reconnaissance flights uncovered Soviet missile sites in Cuba. President John F. Kennedy denounced the Soviet actions, imposed a naval blockade on Cuba, and vowed that the US would retaliate against any missile launched from Cuba. After hovering on the brink of war for several days, the two superpowers were able to reach a compromise. From which countries did the Soviets demand the withdrawal of American missiles?

Florence Nightingale Sent to Treat War Wounded (1854)
Though Nightingale's parents opposed their daughter's pursuit of a career in nursing, she persevered and is now considered the founder of modern nursing. During the Crimean War, she traveled to Turkey to treat the British wounded, earning the nickname "The Lady with the Lamp" for her devotion to the troops' care. Upon her return, she wrote Notes on Nursing, the first nursing textbook, and founded the Nightingale Training School. In 1907, she became the first woman to receive what award?