The New York Times

First Draft: Many Americans Want More Religion in Their Politics

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:59pm
Many are upset about the declining role of religion in politics.
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Motherlode Blog: Spanking Isn’t Culture. It’s a Cycle of Abuse.

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:45pm
Adrian Peterson shouldn’t sell himself short. He is where he is today in spite of his father, not because of him, and what he learned from him now threatens his career and his family.






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Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:41pm
The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to rid its $860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund of investments in companies trading in nonrenewable energy.






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Nature in the Balance: Testing Future Conditions for the Food Chain

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:41pm
Researchers are trying to mimic the growing conditions expected to arise decades in the future as the air fills with heat-trapping gases and other pollutants from human activity, with some worrisome results.
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Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:10pm
The People’s Climate March in Manhattan was a spectacle even for a city known for doing things big, and it was joined, in solidarity, by demonstrations on Sunday across the globe, from Paris to Papua New Guinea.






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At Supreme Court, Kicking the Tires on a Same-Sex Marriage Case Fit for History

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:31am
Battling for a place in the ages, some of the best lawyers in the nation have spent many pages arguing that their case was the right one in which to establish a nationwide right to same-sex marriage.






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Robert E. Poli, Leader of Pivotal Strike by Air Traffic Controllers, Is Dead at 78

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:29pm
Mr. Poli received harsh criticism after the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization went on strike in 1981 as President Ronald Reagan responded by dismissing 11,500 controllers in what is now viewed as a seminal moment in the decline of organized labor.






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Family’s Video Appeals to Iran for Release of American

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:05pm
A video featuring the terminally ill father of Amir Hekmati, who has been incarcerated for three years, was released near the opening of the United Nations General Assembly.






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This Land: In Tense Woods, Pennsylvania State Police Shift From Prey to Hunters

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:50pm
After one of their own was killed and another wounded, law enforcement officers have taken to the Pennsylvania forest to find the person responsible.






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U.S. Ramping Up Major Renewal in Nuclear Arms

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:30pm
An expansion comes under a president who campaigned for “a nuclear-free world” and made disarmament a main goal of American defense policy.






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Mexico Makes Route Tougher for Migrants

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:21pm
Mexico has taken unusual steps to stem the flow of migrants traveling from Central America to the United States, sweeping trains, setting up checkpoints and raiding hotels and flophouses.
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Jerry Brown Seeks More Electric Cars in California

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 9:52pm
The governor signed bills to make it easier for low-income Californians to obtain plug-in vehicles ahead of speaking engagements at the United Nations’ Climate Summit 2014.






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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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