Also on Friday, two Marine helicopters crashed off the coast of Djibouti, and while two of the dozen on board were immediately rescued, the fate of the others was unknown.
On A2, the WP reports that prosecutors are pushing for a 10-year sentence for convicted former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham because of his "unparalleled corruption."
The Weekend Journal examines McDonald's success at selling pricier new items, like the $4.50 California Cobb salad. Customers are spending more at the golden arches these days, but it's unclear whether the chain's image has gotten the makeover they may have been looking for. A patron ordering white-meat chicken strips in a Chicago McDonald's tells the WSJ that though he was sampling the fare, he would never bring his kids there: "We feed them real food."
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