08/14/2009 08:53 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

John Edwards Vows to Spend More Time With His Families

Former presidential candidate John Edwards said today that he would withdraw from public life, promising "to spend more time with my families."

But even as he made this vow, Mr. Edwards said he would continue to sound the themes of his presidential campaigns: "There are two Americas, and I have children in each of them."

Elsewhere, quarterback Michael Vick told reporters that he was renouncing violence and rejoining the NFL. More here.