U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is claiming some modest successes after several days of talks with Asian leaders in Bali, Indonesia. The issues that stood out included territorial disputes in the South China Sea, Myanmar and North Korea.
After three days of talks, Clinton noted that tensions over the South China Sea issue have eased since last year, thanks in part to nonbinding guidelines that China and ASEAN approved Thursday to handle the dispute.
Norway's king and queen were at Oslo Cathedral Sunday at a memorial service for the slain children of the country's political elites. The victims were shot and killed at a holiday camp; four people killed when a car bomb heavily damaged government buildings on Friday.
Extremely hot days are prime for bad air because hydrocarbons evaporate into the air, helping to create ozone.
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The Environmental Protection Agency is expected any day now to tighten the standard for how much ozone is safe to breathe, but the level of ozone that scientists say is safe doesn't sit well with industry. The agency decision is sitting at the White House, awaiting approval.
The EPA is redoing the ozone standard set under President George W. Bush. The Bush administration's EPA ignored the advice of its own panel of outside scientific advisers. It set the standard for a healthy level of ozone in the air at 75 parts per billion.
LINDA WERTHEIMER, host: Fans of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse are mourning the loss of a singular but troubled talent today. The R and B sensation whose career was derailed by drug problems was found dead yesterday in London. She was just 27 years old. NPR's Allison Keyes reports.
ALLISON KEYES: The thing about Amy Winehouse that made people sit up and take notice wasn't just the thick black cat-eye makeup, her figure hugging outfits or the towering black beehive on her head. It was this: