The New York Times

Finding Fellowship After Deadly Washington Mudslide

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:26pm
Scores of volunteers changed the nature of the response to the disaster, even as it changed them.

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Civil Rights Sins, Curated by One of the Sinners

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:03pm
Mississippi officials hope a publicly operated civil rights museum scheduled to open in 2017 will be a symbol that the state is reckoning with the ugliest parts of its history.

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The Lede: Three Soldiers Killed at Fort Hood Are Identified

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 6:57pm
One of the three soldiers shot and killed at Fort Hood died while barricading a door, preventing the gunman from opening fire inside a room packed with military personnel.

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Archbishop Says He Plans to Sell $2 Million Home

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:57pm
A group of Catholics in the archdiocese in Atlanta had asked that Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory sell the more than 6,000-square-foot home in keeping with the tone of austerity set by Pope Francis.
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Army Base Shooting Highlights Difficulty in Identifying At-Risk Soldiers

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:44pm
The recent Fort Hood shooting has shed light on the difficulties the military has had in identifying soldiers at high risk of violence and deciding whether to restrict their access to firearms.

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Ethics Chief in Georgia Wins Suit Over Ouster

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:40pm
Jurors have awarded the former director of Georgia’s ethics commission $700,000 after ruling in her favor in a lawsuit in which she said her salary had been cut and a deputy removed for investigating complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.
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Technology’s Man Problem

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:30pm
Crude apps, patronizing behavior. For some, “bro” culture offers one explanation for why there are so few women in tech.
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Even Small Medical Advances Can Mean Big Jumps in Bills

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:25pm
Some high-tech treatments help patients better control chronic diseases like diabetes, but they also drive an enormous surge in costs, and experts say many of them offer dubious benefits.

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To Strike at Kochs, Democrats Revive Tactic That Hurt Romney

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 4:43pm
As they did successfully in 2012 against Mitt Romney, Democrats are painting the Koch brothers as indifferent to the struggles of ordinary people.
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Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Costly Safety Analyses

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:45pm
Owners of reactors who say they cannot show that their facilities would withstand the most severe earthquake they might face, are required to undertake extensive structural reviews.
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The Lede: Iran’s Reformers Include More Than One Former Hostage-Taker

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:12pm
Hostage-takers who became leading reformers in Iran include the man who devised the plan to seize the United States Embassy in Tehran in 1979 and the woman who explained the group’s demands to foreign reporters.

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War Pain Yields to New Anxiety Inside Ft. Hood

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 1:42pm
The number of soldiers at Fort Hood has fallen, and as the Army moves away from wartime footing, those who planned to make a career in the military face an uncertain path.

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Despite Support in Party, Democratic Governors Resist Legalizing Marijuana

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 12:12pm
Despite a slight majority of support by Americans, some Democratic governors are leery about having their states become the next to legitimize marijuana.

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Economic View: Automation Alone Isn’t Killing Jobs

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:41am
The long-term unemployed are now burdened by complex interactions of technology, education and market demand.
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Minding the Minders of G.M.

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 6:00am
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is facing questions over its handling of the General Motors scandal involving defective ignition switches.
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