The New York Times

Tip on Medicare Spurs Insider Trading Investigation

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:32pm
Federal regulators are looking into whether a report by Height Securities that led to stock price jumps among health insurers was based on information obtained illegally.
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Atlanta Journal: 150 Years Later, Wrestling With a Revised View of Sherman’s March

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:29pm
The Union general’s March to the Sea was brutal, but his troops were careful to destroy only the South’s war machine, a strategy historians now deem effective and legal.
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Face to Face With the Fed, Workers Ask for More Help

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:25pm
The Federal Reserve Board met with about 30 workers and activists at its headquarters on Friday in a gesture of concern for struggling Americans.
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National Briefing | Washington: F.D.A. Optimistic on Visas for China Staff

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:17pm
The Food and Drug Administration expects to receive long-delayed visas soon for employees bound for its China offices, an agency official said.
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Op-Ed Contributors: Stopping the Next Amphibian Apocalypse

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:12pm
We have a chance to prevent a fungus from killing salamanders.






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Some Retailers Promote Decision to Remain Closed on Thanksgiving

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:08pm
Last year, more retailers decided to open on Thanksgiving, but this year others are promoting their decision to remain closed on the holiday.
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National Briefing | Washington: Birth Control Challenge Rejected

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:00pm
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the Affordable Care Act.
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National Briefing | Washington: Revenue and Losses Both Rise for Postal Service

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:53pm
The United States Postal Service increased its operating revenue for the second year in a row, with the agency’s annual report showing a 9.1 percent gain from shipping and package services.
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To Help Language Skills of Children, a Study Finds, Text Their Parents With Tips

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:48pm
Preschoolers performed better on literacy tests when their parents received text messages with tips on how to help them, a study in San Francisco found.
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British Royal Couple Planning New York Visit for December

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:40pm
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will visit the Sept. 11 memorial and stop at a youth organization during a three-day stay in the city.
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Business Briefing: F.D.A. Approves Avastin as Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:56pm
The Swiss drug maker Roche said on Friday that the Food and Drug Administration approved its drug Avastin as a treatment for ovarian cancer.
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Gains Stretch Into a Fourth Straight Week

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:48pm
As of Friday, the S.&P. 500 is up 10 percent so far this year. For the week, the S.&P. 500 and the Dow closed up about a third of a percentage point, their fourth week of gains.
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The New Health Care: First Look at Health Insurance Rates for Next Year Is Encouraging

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:48pm
Premiums are barely rising in major cities, according to two studies, but shopping around is a key.






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Frustrated Democratic Senators Vent, but Re-Elect Reid to Be Their Leader

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:03pm
The victory for Mr. Reid came after a nearly four-hour closed meeting when 28 Democratic senators expressed frustration with the party’s direction.






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First Draft: Verbatim: A Kitchen Ambush for Hagel

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:45am
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel responds to a reporter’s question as to why he had a bandage on his face.






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Health Care Act Faces Major Test: Getting Users to Re-enroll

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:25am
The Obama administration embarks on a crucial effort to re-enroll the seven million who are covered and to attract more uninsured Americans, as a three-month enrollment period begins.






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First Draft: Warren Opposes a Treasury Nominee With Wall Street Ties

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:56am
Elizabeth Warren will not vote to confirm Antonio Weiss, a Wall Street investment banker nominated this week to be Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance.






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Midterm Calculus: Evaluating the Success of Democratic Get-Out-the-Vote Efforts

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:24am
The turnout effort was relatively successful, even though Democrats failed to mobilize enough voters to win several important races.






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Beltway Accounting: The Policy at the Heart of the Jonathan Gruber Controversy

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 9:31am
The line between what constitutes federal taxes or spending and what doesn’t is often debatable.






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First Draft: First Draft Focus: A Peek at British Burma

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 9:21am
President Obama with Thant Myint-U, the chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust, at the Secretariat building in Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday.






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