The New York Times

Ben Bradlee, Editor Who Directed Watergate Coverage, Dies at 93

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:04pm
Mr. Bradlee, a quintessential newspaper editor, supervised The Washington Post’s exposure of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon.






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At Ebola Training Session in New York, Calm and Caution Are Urged

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:50pm
Thousands of health care workers came from across the city to a training session where they were also addressed by the mayor and the governor.






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Rule Change Lets Los Angeles Dream of Spires

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:31pm
The city’s Fire Department has agreed to drop a requirement for all skyscrapers to have flat tops, clearing the way for visions of a more inspiring skyline to rival New York or Chicago.
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Enforcer at Treasury Is First Line of Attack Against ISIS

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:26pm
David Cohen, a Treasury under secretary, discusses the battle to choke off the flow of illicit revenue to the Islamic State.
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First Draft: Mental Evaluation Ordered in White House Fence-Jumping Case

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:19pm
A federal judge ordered a full mental evaluation in the next 30 days of Omar J. Gonzalez, the man accused of jumping the fence and racing past Secret Service officers into the White House with a knife last month.






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First Draft: De la Renta and the Clintons: A Bond Beyond the Gowns

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:11pm
Oscar de la Renta and Hillary Clinton became fast friends.






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Campaign Advertising: Political TV Ads Can Be Wasteful. But That’s Changing.

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:48am
The tools to target the most valuable segments of the electorate are slowly being put to use.






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Motherlode Blog: A Week of Waiting in Nebraska, for a Baby and a Change

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:29am
My first appointment at the midwives’ office in Omaha was awash in comfort, even so close to delivery.






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First Draft: Today in Politics

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:19am
President Obama said he believes the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage in all 50 states, but he supports the Supreme Court’s incremental approach.






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Well: Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:50am
A new study’s findings may explain why Hispanic women have lower rates of breast cancer than other Americans.






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First Draft: Davis Kicks Up a Social Media Storm in Texas

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:55am
Wendy Davis is caught in another controversy with Greg Abbott in the Texas governor’s race.






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First Draft: Parties’ Most Important Donors: The Fantastically Rich

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:44am
New fund-raising tallies filed by two leading super PACs show just how dependent each party’s Senate candidates have become not just on rich donors, but on an incredibly small number of incredibly rich donors.






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Campaign Finance: ‘Soft on Crime’ TV Ads Affect Judges’ Decisions, Not Just Elections

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:00am
A study found that more ads in state supreme court races meant a higher chance of rulings against criminal defendants.






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Essay: Hooking Up at an Affirmative-Consent Campus? It’s Complicated

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:58am
“Yes means yes” means checking in with your partner during sex, but many young men say they don’t know how to have that conversation.
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First Draft: Obama Votes Early

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:09am
President Obama cast his ballot in the midterm elections as early voting started in his hometown, Chicago, hoping to send a message to the Democratic faithful about the importance of turning out to vote.






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Midterm Calculus: The Methodology Behind the Upshot’s Estimates of Hispanic Republicans

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:30am
First, we posed a tough question: Did Republicans need Hispanic voters to retain the House in 2012?






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U.S. Denial of Visas for 6 in Hungary Strains Ties

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:51pm
The diplomatic incident involving the unnamed public officials has transfixed Hungarian political circles and provided fresh evidence of growing tension between the two nations.






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First Draft: Midwest Manners Give Way in Last Illinois Governor’s Debate

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:50pm
Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois and his Republican opponent, Bruce Rauner, squared off in their last debate of the election season.






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C.D.C. Issues New Guidelines for Ebola Care

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:37pm
The new protocols are based on procedures followed by the international aid group Doctors Without Borders.






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First Draft: Steyer Passes Adelson as No. 1 ‘Super PAC’ Donor

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:17pm
Tom Steyer, a billionaire hedge fund founder, has become the largest “super PAC” donor of all time, passing the casino magnate Sheldon G. Adelson.






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