The New York Times

News Analysis: Holder and Obama Differ in Approach to Underlying Issues of Missouri Unrest

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:30pm
As African-Americans have praised Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s outspokenness on Ferguson, Mo., and lament President Obama’s restraint, the White House has denied any substantive distance between the two.






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Shooting Accounts Differ as Holder Schedules Visit to Ferguson

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:50pm
Witnesses to the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., have given investigators sharply conflicting accounts. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is scheduled to visit Wednesday.






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Listening Post : Obama Holds to Afghanistan Withdrawal Deadline

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:49pm
President Obama rejected growing arguments that the chaos in Iraq should prompt him to reconsider his timetable for withdrawing the last soldiers from Afghanistan by the end of 2016.






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In Russia, Scenes From Ferguson Are Played as Nothing Shocking: It’s America

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:40pm
Events in Missouri are the latest opportunity for news media and the government to portray the United States as a hypocritical critic of speech restrictions.






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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Ferguson, Watts and a Dream Deferred

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:26pm
Over the past 15 years, three decades of black progress have gone up in smoke.






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Bob McDonnell’s Sister Testifies at Corruption Trial in Virginia

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:02pm
The testimony also tried to counter a prosecution contention that money woes made Bob McDonnell and his wife susceptible to cash offerings while he was governor.






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Rick Perry, Fighting Charges, Hires High-Profile Legal Team in Texas

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:47pm
Gov. Rick Perry, who was photographed and fingerprinted Tuesday after a felony indictment, vowed to fight the charges “with every fiber of my being.”






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National Briefing | Washington: White House Promises to Change Rules for Removal From No-Fly List

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:37pm
The Obama administration is promising to change the way people can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of terrorism suspected barred from air travel.






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National Briefing | West: California: 2 Teenagers Are Arrested After Police Say They Planned Attack

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:36pm
Investigators acting on a tip arrested two students who were said to be planning to target three staff members and kill as many people as possible at a suburban Los Angeles school.






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Square Feet: Millennials Going to Kansas City, to Live and Work

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:35pm
An influx of young people is revitalizing the city’s downtown, and developers are responding by converting obsolete office towers into luxury residences.






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National Briefing | South: Tennessee: Case Over Test Fraud Is Shut

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:29pm
Prosecutors said four people caught in a teacher certification fraud scheme have agreed to stop teaching, ending the federal case involving teachers in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.






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Ski Town May Face Winter Without Popular Path to Slopes

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:22pm
One of Utah’s most popular ski resorts is facing eviction in a legal dispute that may not be settled by the time winter kicks in.






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Man Killed by St. Louis Officers in Disturbance at Store

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:15pm
The police said the man was brandishing a knife and that he had refused to drop it and approached officers.






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Advocates Seek to Delay Deportations for Millions

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:11pm
Since legislation failed on Capitol Hill, immigrant advocacy groups have turned their focus on the president, demanding that he halt most deportations.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Let’s Not Talk About Sex

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:45pm
Why aren’t doctors promoting the lifesaving HPV vaccine?






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Aide Describes Staff Revolt Against Former Virginia Governor’s Wife

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:10pm
Virginia’s former secretary of the commonwealth, Janet Vestal Kelly, detailed the strains that “ruined” her relationship with Maureen McDonnell, the wife of former Gov. Bob McDonnell.






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