The New York Times

Jet Carrying Contractors Is Ordered to Land in Iran

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:30pm
The United States attributed the episode to a bureaucratic issue and not a larger political incident. The plane was later allowed to depart Iran, and by Friday night, had landed in Dubai, officials said.






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Op-Ed Contributor: Atlantic City’s Next Gamble

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:17pm
Lessons from the boss of the original boardwalk empire.
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Christie’s Trip Looks Like a Campaign for President

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:12pm
The tour of Mexico by Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has some of the trappings of a presidential campaign, with local traffic stopping for his motorcade, with aides enforcing protocol and with efforts to put the governor in the best possible light.
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Hiring Data Isn’t Strong Enough to Lift Democrats’ Hopes for November

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:31pm
The tepid growth in August will probably not change voters’ gloom about the economy much, which voters usually hold the president’s party responsible.
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Gray Matter: Liking Work Really Matters

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:11pm
Being interested in a task is essential to being good at it.
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For Bob McDonnell, a Miscalculation at the Scene of a Blunder

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 3:13pm
The former Virginia governor, convicted on Thursday of 11 felony counts, said in 2013 that Virginians would forgive him for accepting gifts and loans from a Richmond businessman.






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Louisiana Judge Rejects Suit Over Landrieu’s Residency

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 2:51pm
A state district judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit claiming that Senator Mary L. Landrieu lives full time in Washington and cannot represent Louisiana, saying it was premature.






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Motherlode Blog: ‘Every Night It’s As If We’ve Never Had to Make Dinner Before.’

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:55pm
Two working parents. Two busy kids. One family that arrives home every evening, starved. Jenny Rosenstrach takes a recipe for chaos and coaches all of us in the planning and preparation needed to turn it into a pleasant nightly meal.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:22pm
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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Wary ‘Normal’ in Ferguson, Mo.

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 10:46am
After the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer sparked a string of protests in Ferguson, Mo., the town is returning to a new normal as scars of the unrest remain.






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Justice Dept. Promotes Lawyer to No. 3 Post

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:55am
Stuart F. Delery, a senior Justice Department lawyer who argued on the government’s behalf in a crucial appeals court case on same-sex marriage, has been named acting associate attorney general.






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Meet the Guests: Looking for John McCain? Try a Sunday Morning Show

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 5:00am
The Upshot has created the McCain Count, a measure of how often figures from politics, journalism and other walks of life appear on the Sunday morning news programs.






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In California, Jerry Brown’s Opponent Makes Most of Lone Debate

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 3:15am
Neel Kashkari, the little-known Republican trying to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, relentlessly portrayed Mr. Brown’s governorship as a failure Thursday in the campaign’s one scheduled debate.
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Memo From Mexico City: Chris Christie, on Mexico Tour, Unplugs the Amplifier

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:18am
The New Jersey governor, who is traveling in Latin America, has adopted a cautious and unexpectedly reflective tone.






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National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: Army Suspends a Medical Chief

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:57pm
The Army on Thursday suspended the head of its Western Regional Medical Command, which is in charge of Army hospitals in 20 Western states.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Man Charged in 4 Murders in Small Town

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:53pm
A 41-year-old man was charged with aggravated murder Thursday in the slayings of four men who were found in separate homes in Bucyrus, a town of about 12,000 north of Columbus.






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National Briefing | Plains: Nebraska: Ebola Patient to Be Treated in Omaha

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:50pm
A North Carolina-based charity said Thursday that a missionary who was infected with Ebola in Liberia was being flown to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.






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National Briefing | Northwest: Alaska: National Guard Head Resigns

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:46pm
Gov. Sean Parnell said Thursday that he had requested and received the resignation of Thomas Katkus, the adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard.






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Hackers Breach Security of HealthCare.gov

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:51pm
Hackers downloaded malicious software onto a test server, but did not steal any personal information on consumers, Obama administration officials said.






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Study of Jewish Women Shows Link to Cancer Without Family History

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:26pm
Women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent who tested positive for cancer-causing genetic mutations have high rates of breast and ovarian cancer even without a family history of the disease, researchers said.






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