The New York Times

Hillary Clinton and Obama Attend Party Days After She Criticized Him

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:24pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Obama attended a party days after she criticized his foreign policy.
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A Polarized Public: How Race Undermines Obama’s Bully Pulpit on Ferguson

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:23pm
The mere mention of Mr. Obama polarizes the public along racial lines on issues ranging from health care to how people feel about his dog.
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Vigils Planned Nationwide Over Ferguson Shooting

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:05pm
As the unrest festers in Ferguson, Mo., various groups are planning vigils in 90 cities across the United States to honor victims of alleged police brutality.
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Lens Blog: Photographing on Ferguson’s Streets

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:41pm
Covering the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., has proved challenging as police restrict access and, in some cases, arrest journalists.






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Motherlode Blog: Harry Potter Casts a Spell for Tolerance

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:05pm
Students who read and discussed a scene from Harry Potter in which the cruel Draco Malfoy calls Hermione a “filthy little Mudblood,” and her friends react with outrage reported more positive feelings about immigrants.
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Despite Rescue, Iraq Airstrikes Will Continue, Obama Says

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:19pm
President Obama on Thursday claimed victory in the effort to rescue Yazidi refugees from a mountaintop in Iraq, crediting American drops of food and airstrikes.
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Nation on the Move: The California Exodus

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:22pm
A state that grew rapidly for much its history is now finding that many of its residents are picking up and moving on.






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Military to Ease Hairstyle Rules After Outcry From Black Recruits

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:48am
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had ordered a policy review after complaints about new regulations that banned cornrows, twists and dreadlocks.






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Motherlode Blog: Rent a Toy, Learn a Lesson

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:11am
What would children learn if we made them give away some of their favorite toys after a month? Maybe that ownership and appreciation aren’t linked.






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Migrations: Changing South Is at Intersection of Demographics and Politics

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:04am
Some Southern states are becoming more Democratic-leaning as new arrivals from the North move in. But this is not true in every state.






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Anger Simmers in Missouri; Hackers Claim to Name Officer

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:45am
After a fifth night of unrest in Ferguson, Mo., a group identifying itself as Anonymous, the computer hacking group, disclosed what it said was the name of the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager.






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Migrations: A Leading Export of New York State: People

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:02am
A state that was once the nation's most populous is now fourth, as residents seek opportunity elsewhere.






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Protest in Missouri at Police Killing of Teenager Is Chronicled on Social Media

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:04am
The police dispersed demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo., by force on Wednesday night. The developments were recounted in real time on Twitter and other platforms.
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