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Heartbreaking loss for U.S. women gymnasts
BEIJING -- The night before the showdown with the Chinese, the U.S. women's gymnastics team gathered in Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin's room in the Olympic Village and watched the movie Miracle, which tells the story of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team's miraculous gold medal run.
Gas price decline: Day 27
Gas prices continued to slide for the 27th straight day, a daily survey of gas station credit card swipes showed Wednesday.
3 aid workers killed in Afghan attack
Gunmen shot and killed three international aid workers and their driver in an ambush on their convoy in a province south of Kabul Wednesday, authorities said.
New vote puts pressure on Musharraf
The third of Pakistan's four provincial assemblies passed a resolution Wednesday calling for Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to step down or face impeachment.
11 dead in Lebanon explosion
An explosion targeting a bus rocked a business district in central Tripoli Wednesday morning, killing at least six people and wounding four others, Lebanese internal security forces told CNN.