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What we're following:

The economy - it slowed down in the second quarter

More U.S. deaths in Afghanistan - July becomes deadliest month for US forces there

The latest on the crisis in the Gulf

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Who's quitting American Idol?

Guess how many people there are in the world?

What's on the menu at Chelsea's wedding?

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