The New York Times

Candidate’s 1998 Strip Club Visit Stirs Kansas Governor’s Race

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 9:21pm
Paul Davis, a candidate for governor, said he was not arrested or charged in the incident and accused Republicans of “a desperate smear campaign.”






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From Pole to Pulpit, a Club and a Church Do Battle

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 9:02pm
A pastor’s nearly nine-year battle to close a strip club has succeeded in getting the dancers to his church on Sundays, albeit as part of a topless protest against him.






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Child Pornography Case Spurs Debate on Military’s Role in Law Enforcement

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 8:27pm
A case in Washington State has sparked sharp debate over how much the military’s formidable investigative powers can legally contribute to civilian cases.






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White House May Check Tourists Blocks Away

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:46pm
The checks were under consideration after an episode in which a man with a knife managed to get through the front door of the president’s home after jumping over the fence on Pennsylvania Avenue.






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Op-Ed Contributor: Why Poor Students Struggle

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 6:54pm
The price of success in college is often their own identities.






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Retro Report: Selling Prozac as the Life-Enhancing Cure for Mental Woes

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 6:51pm
In the late 1980s and the ’90s, Prozac was seen as a life preserver for those drowning in anguish. It was also a marvel of commercial branding.
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Op-Ed Contributors: A Cancer Battle We Can Win

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 6:48pm
CT screening for lung cancer can save thousands of lives each year.






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Obama to Lead U.N. Effort to Halt Movement of Terror Recruits

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 6:37pm
An unusual meeting of the United Nations Security Council is poised to adopt a resolution that would compel all countries to adopt laws to prosecute those who travel abroad to join terrorist organizations and those who help them.
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Global Rise Reported in 2013 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:01pm
The report on the emissions growth, 2.3 percent last year, showed that the world remains far off track in efforts to control global warming.






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Motherlode Blog: From Lymphoma Mom to Just Mom, and Holding

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 8:30am
During chemotherapy, my cancer shifted from being a sad thing to being a sad and annoying thing. No one wanted anything to change, but almost everything did.






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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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