The New York Times

A Survey Says: Health Law’s Middle-Ground Approach Leaves It Unloved

8 hours 34 min ago
A new poll finds that conservatives dislike the government’s involvement in the Affordable Care Act; liberals wanted more.






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Midterm Calculus: Despite Poll, Problems Lurk for Democratic Incumbents in South

8 hours 38 min ago
The surveys were of registered voters, a measure that often overestimates Democratic support, and vulnerabilities remain over disapproval of the Affordable Care Act.
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HistorySource: Six First Ladies Together Backstage

8 hours 40 min ago
These strong women all helped to modernize the role, but the 1994 imagery was still retro.






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Women's Wages: The Pay Gap Is Because of Gender, Not Jobs

9 hours 49 min ago
A majority of the pay differential between men and women comes from differences within occupations, not between them, according to a Harvard labor economist.






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Corruption Without Borders: Degrees of Influence Peddling in China and U.S.

9 hours 54 min ago
Two recent articles show the differences — and the similarities — of how power and wealth intersect.






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Thousands More Inmates Eligible for Clemency Under Justice Dept. Plan

10 hours 2 min ago
Nonviolent felons will be eligible if they have served 10 years in prison and would have received significantly lower sentences under today’s laws.






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Midterm Calculus: Poll Shows Tight Senate Races in Four Southern States

11 hours 22 min ago
Republicans benefit from voter intensity, but Democrats have advantages, too.






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Midterm Calculus: How the Poll Was Conducted

12 hours 8 min ago
Details of the methods behind the public opinion poll.






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Op-Docs: ‘Animals Are Persons Too’

14 hours 33 min ago
A short documentary follows the lawyer Steven Wise’s effort to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.






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World Briefing: Egypt: U.S. to Deliver Helicopters

19 hours 16 min ago
The United States will deliver to Egypt 10 Apache helicopters that were held up last year after President Mohamed Morsi was deposed.






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Judge Demands Details on Detainee’s Time in Secret C.I.A. Prisons

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:51pm
The government was ordered to turn over notes on the detention of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who is accused of orchestrating the deadly bombing of the destroyer Cole in Yemen.






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Justices Skeptical of Aereo’s Business

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:30pm
Television broadcasters are challenging Aereo, an Internet start-up that uses arrays of small antennas to stream over-the-air signals to subscribers.






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Ex-C.E.O. Wins Florida Primary for House Seat

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:06pm
Curt Clawson, the former chief executive of an aluminum wheel company, won the Republican primary in a special election for a congressman who resigned.
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Paul Takes His School-Choice Message to Chicago

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:05pm
Senator Rand Paul spoke of the importance of giving parents more flexibility to decide where their tax dollars go, and labeled those who stand in the way of greater choice “dead-enders.”






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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Concealed-Carry Bill Is Vetoed

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:04pm
Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on Tuesday that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into government buildings.
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National Briefing | South: Georgia: Gay Marriage Ban Challenged

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Suit Over Medicaid Is Revived

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
The State Court of Appeals on Tuesday revived a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jan Brewer’s expansion of Medicaid insurance for the poor.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Coach Accepts Plea Agreement in Inquiry Related to Rape Case

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
A football coach whose house was the scene of an under-age drinking party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players in 2012 pleaded no contest to two charges on Tuesday.
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National Briefing | South: Florida: Former Lieutenant Governor Underreported Income as a Consultant

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll failed to report thousands of dollars she earned from a veterans’ charity that was accused of running an illegal gambling operation, documents show.
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Oklahoma Limits Abortion Drug Use

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma, despite objections from opponents who say it will force more women to have surgical abortions.
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