The New York Times

4 of 5 Inmates Are Captured After Escape From California Jail

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:41am
The five men escaped from the Madera County Jail near Fresno on Friday night and were considered “armed and dangerous,” a statement from the Sheriff’s Department said.






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U.S. Criticizes Efforts to Intimidate Times Reporter in Turkey

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:49pm
The correspondent has been attacked online and denounced as a traitor after publication of an article about Islamic State recruiting in Turkey.






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Breach Prompts Review of White House Security

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:14pm
After a Texas man with a knife made it into the entrance of the first family’s residence, the Secret Service said there would be increased patrols and surveillance while the episode was scrutinized.






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Democrats Pin Senate Hopes on a Kansan

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:17pm
The Senate race in Kansas has become the most scrutinized contest in the country, with Republicans scrambling to protect the incumbent and Democrats putting their hopes on an independent.






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G.M. Recalls Impalas and Cadillacs Over Risk of Brake Fires

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 8:23pm
The parking brake on the affected vehicles may remain partly engaged, causing the pads to generate enough heat to cause a fire.






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Manhunt Continues in Killing of Pennsylvania Trooper

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 8:02pm
Authorities donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out in search of Eric Frein.






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Many Veterans Adapt to a Strange World, One With Walls

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 6:40pm
A national effort to eliminate homelessness among veterans has made significant strides, finding places for 51,000. The program’s future, however, is in doubt.






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U.S. Suspects More Direct Threats Beyond ISIS

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:39pm
A Syrian group led by a former member of Osama bin Laden’s inner circle is seen as more dangerous than the Islamic State for its potential to launch terror attacks.
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Paying Till It Hurts: After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:18pm
In a growing practice, medical assistants, consultants and other hospital staffers, often called in without patients’ knowledge, are charging hefty fees.






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Pope Sets Tone in U.S. by Naming Inclusive Prelate as Chicago Archbishop

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:33pm
Bishop Blase J. Cupich of Spokane, Wash., has been chairman of the bishops’ committee responding to the sexual abuse crisis, and has been unusually forthright in criticizing the church’s record on abuse.






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Inside Wealth: In Suburban Seattle, New Nests for China’s Rich

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:26pm
The land of Microsoft’s millionaires is now making room for Beijing’s. Wealthy Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of area real estate.
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Economic View: Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:24pm
An ambitious plan to create a better-informed marketplace for education doesn’t take into account how public universities are funded.






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Opinion: Climate Realities

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 2:30pm
The world is now on track to more than double current greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere by the end of the century.






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Opinion: Too Young to Die, Too Old to Worry

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 2:30pm
At some point, you have to start indulging in the pleasures of the present.
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A Florida Race Strains Wallets and Loyalties

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 2:29pm
The contest for governor between Rick Scott, the incumbent, and Charlie Crist, who switched parties, is costing tens of millions of dollars and disorienting voters.
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A Writerly Chill at Jeff Bezos’ Fire

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 1:41pm
Every fall, Jeff Bezos of Amazon hosts a literary weekend on condition that writers not discuss the event. Now Amazon’s battle with Hachette is sapping some of the good will.
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Bring a Sweater: Breaking Through the Fog of San Francisco’s Weather Reputation

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 1:14pm
When considering the temperature ranges in cities across the country, San Francisco doesn’t seem so extraordinary.






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Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:11pm
A deputy prime minister publicly blamed the agency for creating the extremist group, and interviews suggested that most of the few thousand people at a demonstration Saturday subscribed to the same theory.
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To Win Back Older Voters, Democrats Talk Up Social Security

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:05am
Looking to voters 65 and older who have been the party’s weak spot and who reliably turn out in midterm elections.






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Judge Questions Plea Deal With Man Tied to Lethal Qaeda Bombings

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:20pm
In Manhattan federal court, Lewis A. Kaplan noted that Adel Abdul Bary, who passed messages for Osama bin Laden, was initially charged with multiple murder counts.






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