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BofA CEO Lewis lays out plans for bank's future

Wholesale inventories fall more than expected

Emma overtakes Emily as top baby name for girls

New South African president faces tough challenges

SEC chief backs 'systemic risk council' idea

Wall Street opens higher open after jobs data

Ex-Fla. official gets 24 years for child porn

Morgan Stanley offers $3.5 billion in stock

Hundreds of thousands flee Pakistan fighting

Ex-soldier could get death in Iraq rape, slayings

Illinois ex-cop charged in death of 3rd wife

Fannie Mae seeks $19B in US aid after 1Q loss

Police: US student confesses to killing Italian

Wells Fargo prices stock offering at $7.5 billion

Porn and cookies: UK lawmakers odd expenses claims

Marks & Spencer caves in, cuts prices on big bras

Statue of Liberty crown to reopen July 4

Friday's Sports Scoreboard

Red Sox great Dom DiMaggio, Joe's brother, dies

US denies 147 civilians killed in Afghan violence

Croatian lawmaker convicted of war crimes

Gov't faces weekend deadline on polar bear rule

Bollywood boycott dulls Indian screens

McDonald's April same-store sales rise

Layoffs slow to 539K in April; jobless rate rises

Danny Gokey, `American Idol' crews visit Milwaukee

Pope expresses respect for Islam in Jordan

Oil rises to $58 on economic recovery hopes

What British lawmakers bought

Wesleyan slaying suspect due in Conn. court Friday

Hong Kong lifts quarantine on downtown hotel

Obama to unemployed: More help is on the way

Obituaries in the news

London's Camden Canal Market reopens after fire

Wildfire raging near Calif. city; 30,000 evacuated

Face transplant patient forgives man who shot her

Tom Hanks throws out first pitch at game in Tokyo

Myanmar ignores US request to see detained citizen

Sutherland charged in head-butt claim

Serbia urges citizens' help with guerrilla's grave

inVentiv Health narrows profit range for 2009

Obama envoy warns NKorea on nuke test, urges talks

Australia to shoot 6,000 kangaroos

China vehicle sales hit monthly high of 1.15 mln

Toyota sees losses deepening this year

InVentiv 1Q profit slips on communications revenue

World stocks up after US bank test; jobs data eyed

Banks' tests results lift cloud of uncertainty

Canada adds jobs in April

Ramirez suspension sends shocks through Mannywood

Terror suspect who fled Singapore held in Malaysia

Queen's racehorse fails doping test after debut

Manny Ramirez banished 50 games for drug violation

Top flu expert warns of a swine flu-bird flu mix

Ask AP: Swine flu and food, reality show pay

List of top 15 cable TV shows for April 27-May 3

China vice premier: world economy to get worse

Conservative rival raps Iran president on economy

Typhoon weakens after killing 10 in Philippines

Japan's top chipmaker Toshiba posts record loss

Georgian officials to hold talks with opposition

Beckham reiterates desire to return to AC Milan

'I Wish I Had a Girl' singer arrested for meth

Sochi Olympic construction begins as clock ticks

`Simpsons' cast, crew unveil show's postal stamps

Rickey Henderson to visit baseball Hall of Fame

Amid turmoil, new Illinois governor nears 100 days

Red Wings beat Ducks 6-3 to tie series 2-2

Man United not optimistic over Fletcher appeal

Analysis: Obama charts active role in Mideast

Analysis: Slow recovery no help for Obama's plans

UEFA receives referee's report from Chelsea semi

'Babyface' look can help black CEOs, study says

Where now, black cow? Molly taken to NY sanctuary

Contractor's slaying of Afghan man divides

RBS posts first quarter loss of $1.29 billion

Study of Gates Foundation shows global influence

Commerzbank posts 1Q net loss $991 million

Search for missing poet in Japan down to final day

Guatemalan anti-mining activist wins rights prize

Obama to address unemployment on Friday

Man sentenced to 21 years in Eddy Curry robbery

Hammam wins election to retain FIFA committee seat

Palestinians seek papal pressure on Israel

American Wariner back in Osaka to run 400 meters

Change of guard in Pac-10 won't likely affect BCS

Lorena Ochoa starts fast seeking win at Kingsmill

Ben Crane keeps it simple and takes Players lead

Melvin out as D'backs manager after 12-17 start

Jose Canseco not surprised by Ramirez suspension

HCG, popular among steroid users, has other uses

Manny Ramirez gone, and Dodgers trying to move on

Time for Manny to show, not just tell what he used

Red Sox say Ramirez suspension won't taint titles

Ramirez shakes baseball with 50-game suspension

Pope heads to Mideast on 'pilgrimage of peace'

Russia, US strike conciliatory tones after talks

New Zealand police retrieve officer's body

Beetle, fungus threaten Florida's avocado industry

Thursday's Sports Scoreboard

Mexico's reopening from flu lockdown faces hitches

Brazilians avoid deadly reptiles in fleeing floods

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2 rare elephants found dead in Indonesian jungle

4 Ernst & Young employees convicted of tax charges

Janiva Magness wins top honor at Blues Awards

NH boy finds $8,160 stuffed in charred backpack

Analysis: US regrets, discord on Afghan airstrike

'Wizard of Oz' Munchkin Mickey Carroll dies at 89

Nats rally late to beat Dodgers 11-9

Nationals 11, Dodgers 9

Australia reviews emergency calls after teen dies

'Terminator' spoiler: The classic T-800 is back

USC beats defending champ Penn State

Thursday's NHL Playoff Sums

Wesleyan posts wrong man's photo in shooting case

Double hand transplant patient recovering well

Jered Weaver shuts down hot-hitting Blue Jays

Ladd's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Canucks 2-1

Angels 6, Blue Jays 1

Yankees: A-Rod to play in Baltimore on Friday

LeBron, Cavs coast past Hawks 105-85

Flu overhyped? Some say officials 'cried swine'

Results of 'stress tests' of 19 financial firms

Today in History - May 8

Mexico: 3 missing women killed by traffickers

Obama touts $17 billion 'lot of money' budget cuts

New comedy `Modern Family' set for ABC next season

Soriano leads Cubs over Astros 8-5

CIA docs unclear on Pelosi interrogation briefings

Cubs 8, Astros 5

Budget cuts abstinence education program

Child recovering after 52-hour trek in Mo. woods

Thursday's NBA Playoff Box

Palin to skip White House Correspondents Dinner

`Idol' contestant Matt Giraud back home in Mich.

Longoria, Crawford power rays to win over Yankees

Wreckage of Easter crash hits 3 Atlanta families

Rays 8, Yankees 6

Buehrle masterful in White Sox 6-0 win

Mets hit 3 homers, beat Phillies for 2-game sweep

White Sox 6, Tigers 0

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Reds 6, Brewers 5

Danny Ozark, former Phillies manager, dies at 85

Handyman pleads guilty to killing Calif. editor

Mets 7, Phillies 5

Owings pitches, hits Reds past Brewers 6-5

Timeline in case against ex-cop Drew Peterson

NH boy finds, returns cash-stuffed backpack

Montanez RBI single lifts Orioles past Twins 5-4

Orioles 5, Twins 4

Record 12-run inning lifts Boston over Cleveland

Bengals sign former Pro Bowl safety Roy Williams

Bengals get running back Leonard from Rams

Red Sox 13, Indians 3

Yankees' Molina leaves game with strained quad

Delegates take key step in nuclear treaty review

Bill to recognize Native Hawaiians reintroduced

1st woman editorial page editor for Miami Herald

Newark Star-Ledger announces salary, benefit cuts

Willis to return to Tigers, pitch next week

Police trace Ovechkin death threat

Boston Globe union meets over concessions

"Stress tests": Ohio's KeyCorp needs $1.8B

Marriott vs. W.Va. firm for Greenbrier control

Seahawks facing life without Walter Jones

Police: Man accused of shoplifting applies for job

1st Vietnamese lawmaker in Calif. to run for House

NH boy finds, returns backpack with $8K in cash

Doctor receives package with 36 pounds of pot

Panel: 'Dear Pineapple' OK in Dominican Republic

Crikey, mate! It's a 'roo! Kangaroo loose in NY

NJ man says burglar used razor, took Life Savers

NC woman returns Roman artifact 25 years later

Mayor's lip hair in shave-or-save battle

NHL says it controls Coyotes, seeks dismissal

Madoff NY trustee sues fund manager

Obama budget rescinds energy industry tax breaks

LA judge denies Polanski's bid to toss sex case

Specter gets subcommittee chair, primary challenge

Damir Dokic detained for 30 days due to threats

5 regional banks must raise $8.2B after tests

Stress tests find 10 big banks need $75B more

Storms hit Ala. for 2nd day; tornado traps family

Seattle police chief gets Senate nod as drug czar

Census nominee pledges a politics-free count

Stress test results: what it all means

Dad accused of using dog shock collar on his kids

Firm buys Iowa meatpacker debt, making sale likely

Lawyer: Suriname promoter admits Braxton scam

Holder says terrorists won't be freed into US

Report: Favre tells Childress he's still retired

Water starts to recede in flooded Alaska town

Biographical information on Margaret Hamberg

San Diego Union-Tribune cuts 192 jobs

Google CEO doesn't see problem with his Apple role