The New York Times

National Briefing | West: Washington: 3 Bodies Retrieved From Mount Rainier

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:19pm
The bodies were lifted from a glacier where six climbers went missing in May.
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National Briefing | Washington: House Panel on Benghazi Hires General for Legal Team

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:10pm
Lt. Gen. Dana K. Chipman retired in 2013 after four years as the Army’s judge advocate general under President Obama.
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Business Briefing: U.S. Government Sells 400,000 Acres in Gulf

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:56pm
The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration and development.






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Lawyers Spar in Florida Over Newest Voting Map

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:54pm
Lawyers for the groups that sued the Republican-dominated Legislature over the original boundaries said the latest map was scarcely different from the old one.






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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: By Any Means Necessary

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:06pm
A new effort to derail the Affordable Care Act has cast a light on raw judicial politics.






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Ex-Governor Points the Finger at His Wife in a Virginia Trial

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:26pm
Bob McDonnell, the Virginia ex-governor, began the political sales job of his life Wednesday, testifying to stave off conviction on corruption charges.






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Inquiry Urged on Air Force Academy’s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:19pm
Two senators asked for an independent investigation into allegations that Air Force Academy officials punished an investigator and the cadet informant who helped him look into drug use and sexual assault among football players.






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Midterm Calculus: Georgia Is the Reason the G.O.P. Is Edging Up in the Overall Senate Race

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:46pm
The Upshot’s election model gives Republicans a 61 percent chance to control the Senate, forecasting that the Democrat Michelle Nunn has only a 12 percent chance to win in Georgia.






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As Tension Eases on Ferguson’s Streets, Focus Turns to Investigation

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:50am
A grand jury was scheduled to meet Wednesday to begin hearing evidence in the shooting of Michael Brown, as the unrest prompted by his death appeared to reach a turning point.






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Political Memo: In Midterm Elections, a Miss for Obama Could Be a Hit for Clinton

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:43am
The results of the midterm elections could stymie President Obama in his last two years, but help formulate strong talking points for Hillary Rodham Clinton if she runs to succeed him.






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News: Reports on Twitter: Smaller Crowds in Ferguson, but Continued Tension

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:19am
The ensuing chaos echoed the past several nights of conflict between the police and protesters, with journalists among those arrested and feeling the effects of tear gas.






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Midterm Calculus: Alaska Might Be More Friendly to Democrats Than It Appears

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:33am
Dan Sullivan won the Republican primary and will face off against Mark Begich. Republicans have dominated federal offices in Alaska since it became a state in 1960.






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Nation on the Move: Where We Went, State by State

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:12am
There are two ways to think about domestic migration: where people started, and where they ended up.






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