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Ferguson: A Quiet Wedding for Darren Wilson

3 hours 43 min ago
Darren Wilson, the officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, applied last month for a marriage license.






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First Draft: A Look at Possible Contenders for Defense Secretary

3 hours 44 min ago
Speculation on a possible replacement for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel began even before his resignation was reported.






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Marion Barry, Washington’s ‘Mayor for Life,’ Even After Prison, Dies at 78

3 hours 58 min ago
Mr. Barry was a flamboyant and polarizing mayor of the nation’s capital who went to prison on a cocaine charge and then made one of the most improbable comebacks in the history of American politics.






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Ferguson: A Quiet Wedding for Police Officer in Shooting

4 hours 23 min ago
Darren Wilson, the officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, applied last month for a marriage license.
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Hagel Submits Resignation as Defense Chief Under Pressure

4 hours 37 min ago
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was asked to resign his post, officials said, as President Obama’s national security team has struggled to stay ahead of an onslaught of global crises.






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First Draft: Tales of Marion Barry’s City

5 hours 22 min ago
Marion Barry is gone, but the stories about the former Washington mayor may never die.






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Sidebar: In Justices’ Calculations on Gay Marriage, a Legal Golden Ratio Looms

5 hours 23 min ago
Same-sex marriage will be banned in 15 states at most if the Supreme Court takes up the question this term or next. That could be an important number.
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Ferguson: Parents Find Themselves in the Limelight

5 hours 39 min ago
It has been a whirlwind three months for Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., the parents of Michael Brown Jr., and one of their lawyers said, while grieving for their son, they are also asking for justice and are pushing for systemic change.






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First Draft: Today in Politics

5 hours 53 min ago
Republicans are showing no sign of leaving Benghazi behind, and Democrats are balking at a bipartisan tax deal.






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State in Transition: Election Was Rough for Democrats. It Was Worse for West Virginia Democrats.

8 hours 42 min ago
The switch started years ago, and now West Virginia seems to have completed the journey from being a Democratic-dominated state to a Republican one.






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Debbie Dingell Ready for Spotlight as Her Husband, the ‘Dean’ of Congress, Steps Aside

15 hours 10 min ago
As the wife of the longest-serving congressman in American history, Debbie Dingell has long been her husband’s fiercest protector. Now, she is Representative-elect Dingell.






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Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:36pm
Oncologists say they are being forced to sell or close their practices because insurers have reduced payments to them and because drugs are so expensive.






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Climate Change Threatens to Strip the Identity of Glacier National Park

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:08pm
In a century, the number of glaciers in Montana’s Glacier National Park, on the Canadian border, has dropped to about 25 from 150.






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Political Memo: In Partisan Washington, Health Law Faces Grave Legal Technicalities

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:03pm
The Affordable Care Act faces grave danger because legislative repair work that was once routine has grown impossible.
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Marion S. Barry Jr.: ‘A Complicated Man’ Whose Legacy Recounts Both Greatness and Blunders

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:53pm
Mr. Barry was a man venerated, disgraced and redeemed in a political career that spanned four decades and included four terms as mayor and six months in prison on drug charges.






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Workers in Silicon Valley Weigh In on Obama’s Immigration Order

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:47pm
Despite drawbacks, some immigrants working in technology said the president’s actions could make work in the United States easier.
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Rand Paul Calls for a Formal Declaration of War Against ISIS

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:40pm
Mr. Paul, a likely presidential candidate who has emerged as one of the Republican Party’s most cautious voices on military intervention, offered a very circumscribed definition of war.






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As Snow Fades, California Ski Resorts Are Left High and Very Dry

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:20pm
A snow drought and climate change present a growing challenge to the ski industry in California, which increasingly relies on man-made snow and activities other than skiing or snowboarding.






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Uncertainty Upends Lives as Ferguson Awaits Grand Jury Decision

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:16pm
Schools closed, rumors swirled and businesses felt repercussions as the silence of a grand jury investigating the police killing of Michael Brown upended normal life.






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Notable Absence of New Ebola Quarantines at New York Area Airports

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:40pm
Since a nurse flew into Newark’s airport on Oct. 24 and was kept at a hospital for three days, no one else has been caught up in the quarantine dragnet at the New York and New Jersey airports.
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