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Op-Ed Contributor: A Way for Local Businesses to Grow

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:28pm
Michigan is making it easier for start-ups to get investor financing.

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Ebola Patient in New York Is Called a Doctor at Ease in Danger

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:19pm
Friends and former classmates of Dr. Craig Spencer, who tested positive for Ebola in New York, described him as driven and with an unshakable belief in helping others no matter the place.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Ebola’s Information Paradox

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:17pm
Why we are afraid is also why we are safe: News travels quickly.
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2 California Officers Are Killed in Rampage

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:10pm
After a manhunt, the authorities arrested a suspect they identified as Marcelo Marquez in four shootings in Sacramento and Placer Counties in Northern California.
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Cuomo, Shifting His Policy on Outbreak, Opens Up Public Rift With de Blasio

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:58pm
On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo offered soothing words to worried New Yorkers about the city’s first Ebola case. Less than 19 hours later, Mr. Cuomo struck a starkly different tone.
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Abortion Capital of Bible Belt? Tennessee Vote Tests That Idea

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:57pm
Anti-abortion forces are trying to pass Amendment 1, which states that nothing in the Tennessee Constitution “secures or protects” a right to abortion.
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Beliefs: In a Scandal, New Attention to Mikvahs

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:15pm
A modern Orthodox bathing ritual is being scrutinized by other branches of Judaism, where there is an effort to update the tradition.

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Putin Accuses U.S. of Backing ‘Neo-Fascists’ and ‘Islamic Radicals’

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:12pm
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia unleashed perhaps his strongest diatribe against the United States yet.
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With Praise, Hillary Clinton Keeps an Adversary Close

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:03pm
At a rally in Boston, Mrs. Clinton praised Senator Elizabeth Warren, a liberal Democrat some see as a potential future rival, but did not appear onstage with her.

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National Briefing | Plains: Oklahoma: Challenge to Abortion Law Denied

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:43pm
A state judge declined Friday to block a law requiring doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.

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National Briefing | Plains: Kansas: Guilty Verdict Upheld in Doctor’s Killing

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:41pm
The state Supreme Court on Friday upheld the first-degree murder conviction of the man who admitted shooting the abortion provider Dr. George Tiller to death.

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National Briefing | Plains: Oklahoma: Driver Destroys Ten Commandments

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:38pm
A man who admitted driving a car onto the Oklahoma Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces, was in custody, the authorities said.

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Remains Found in Virginia Identified as Missing Student Hannah Graham

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:54pm
The remains found in a wooded area were identified as Hannah Graham, who has been missing since Sept. 13.

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Alan Eustace Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Felix Baumgartner’s World Record

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:08pm
A helium-filled balloon lifted Alan Eustace, a Google executive, to more than 25 miles above the earth. Fifteen minutes after he cut himself loose, he was on the ground.
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First Draft: Not All ‘Young Kentucky Women’ for McConnell Are From Kentucky

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:00pm
A new ad from Senator Mitch McConnell in the Kentucky Senate race is getting some attention for its choice of featured women voters.

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First Draft: Pennsylvania Governor Turns to Fear Factor in Final Push

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:34pm
Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania may be down in most polls by double-digits to his Democratic rival, Tom Wolf, but he can still make a scary ad.

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First Draft: From the Upshot: Senate Model Update

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:30pm
Recent polling shows Democrat Gary Peters continuing to consolidate his standing in Michigan, while new polls in Georgia suggest that David Perdue’s lead over Michelle Nunn has evaporated.

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Amnesty International Report Faults the Police in Ferguson, Mo.

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:09pm
The human rights group said the police violated the rights of protesters and should re-examine their practices, standards and training.

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Panel’s G.O.P. Chairman Steps Up Criticism of Ebola Response

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:13pm
Representative Darrell Issa, during a congressional hearing, said, “Any further fumbles, bumbles or missteps can no longer be tolerated.”

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Midterm Calculus: Winning Georgia Outright Now Seems Possible for Michelle Nunn

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:11pm
Polls show that the Democratic Senate candidate may be able to clear the 50 percent threshold and avoid a runoff in January.
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