The New Fight: The Senate approved - and President Barack Obama immediately signed - the long-awaited deal to raise the nation's debt limit Tuesday, as the battle shifted to how a special committee created by the measure will cut the deficit by $1.5 trillion, The Wall Street Journal reports.
FAA Grounded: After dealing with the debt crisis, Senate negotiators tried and failed on Tuesday to end a stalemate over temporary financing for the Federal Aviation Administration, leaving 4,000 agency employees out of work and relying on airport safety inspectors to continue working without pay, The New York Times reports.
Hacked: Security experts have discovered the biggest series of cyber attacks to date, involving the infiltration of the networks of 72 organizations including the United Nations, governments and companies around the world, Reuters reports.
On Trial: Nearly six months after he was forced from power, ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was wheeled into the cage of a Cairo courtroom Wednesday to be tried for allegedly ordering the killing of protesters earlier this year, according to the Washington Post.
Tot Mom: It's not safe at home in Florida for Casey Anthony, her attorney argued Tuesday. Anthony, 25, went into hiding when she was released from jail July 17 after being acquitted of murder in the death of her daughter Caylee, according People magazine.