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As Two Men Go Free, a Dogged Ex-Prosecutor Digs In

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:07pm
Two innocent men were sent to death row while a serial sex offender who lived less than 100 yards from the crime scene was never seriously pursued as a suspect.






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Hill aims to avoid shutdown drama

POLITICO - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:04pm
Virtually everyone in Congress is ready to get back home to campaign -- quickly.
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Iowa women celebrate 72 years together by getting married Saturday at ages 90 and 91

FOX News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:48pm
More than seven decades after beginning their relationship, Vivian Boyack and Alice "Nonie" Dubes have gotten married.
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Foxx takes a futurist turn at DOT

POLITICO - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:45pm
The transportation secretary wants to anticipate funding needs in 2050.
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Uphill battle on police militarization

POLITICO - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:39pm
Police leadership is often fiercely protective of the right to run their departments as they please.
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Border crisis, funding needs fade

POLITICO - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:39pm
The surge of migrant children at the border has vanished from the forefront of Washington's radar.
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Grandma’s Meat Loaf? Hardly. Her Retirement Home Now Has a 3-Star Chef.

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:31pm
The senior housing industry is preparing to serve a wave of residents who expect more than mush on their plates.






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Economist's misled slavery views

POLITICO - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:20pm
Opinion: A reasoned critique would have forced the publication to admit some nasty truths.
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LBJ's Mad Men

POLITICO - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:20pm
Opinion: Campaigns haven't been the same since Lyndon Johnson revolutionized political ads.
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The threat to American democracy

POLITICO - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:10pm
Opinion: Americans' right to free speech should not be proportionate to their bank accounts.
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Bruce Levenson Will Sell Atlanta Hawks After Racially Charged Email Is Revealed

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:03pm
The owner of the Atlanta Hawks approached team executives with his thoughts about how to attract more white fans.
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Rep. John F. Tierney Braces for Another Fight for His Political Life

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:55pm
John F. Tierney, a representative for the North Shore of Boston and a nine-term Democrat, knows about tough races against Republicans, but he faces a strong primary challenge from an Iraq War veteran.






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Political Shift Stalls Efforts to Overhaul Immigration

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:49pm
Though granting legal status to undocumented immigrants once looked like an imperative for both parties, a surge of Central American migrants into the United States has rendered the issue too toxic for President Obama.






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Ebola is a 'national security priority,' Obama says

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:48pm
President Barack Obama on Sunday signaled for the first time that he is likely to dispatch U.S. military resources to help fight the serious outbreak of Ebola in several countries in West Africa.
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Airlines Take the Bump Out of Turbulence

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:24pm
Stronger computing power, improved satellite and radar technology and more sophisticated scientific models give airlines a greater understanding of flying conditions.
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Mountain lion attacks 6-year-old California boy on hiking trail

FOX News - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:12pm
The boy was expected to recover from his injuries, which were described as moderate, Santa Clara County Sheriff's Sgt. Kurtis Stenderup said. 
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Legal Use of Marijuana Clashes With Job Rules

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:10pm
Users are discovering that marijuana’s strides toward the mainstream are running aground at the office, where drug-free policies remain.






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Op-Ed Contributor: The Source of New York’s Greatness

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:09pm
Dutch tolerance and British energy were a winning combination.






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Investors not that interested in Alibaba

CNBC - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:01pm
Several advisers said they had expected a scramble from clients. But the phone has not been ringing off the hook.
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Lava From Hawaii Volcano Continues Slow Flow

The New York Times - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 7:51pm
The hot lava flowing from Hawaii's active volcano has quickened its creep toward a sparsely populated neighborhood.
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