Lunchtime Links: June 24, 2010

The writer whose Rolling Stone article brought down Gen. Stanley McChrystal said he never thought his reporting would bring about the effective end of McChrystal’s career, as well as a crisis for the Obama administration.

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s firing may have long-term effects on the media’s access to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Three miles off the coast of Alaska, BP is moving ahead with a controversial and potentially record-setting project to drill two miles under the sea and then six to eight miles horizontally to reach what is believed to be a 100-million-barrel reservoir of oil under federal waters.  

A Portland, Ore., massage therapist gave local police a detailed statement last year alleging that former Vice President Al Gore groped her, kissed her and made unwanted sexual advances during a late-night massage session in October 2006 in a suite at the upscale Hotel Lucia.

Americans are literally lining up around the block as Apple’s iPhone 4 hits store shelves today.

American John Isner finally won the longest tennis match in history at Wimbledon today, defeating Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth set.

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