The New York Times

New York Police Add Precautions After Ambush

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:06pm
The killings of two officers in Brooklyn on Saturday set off a bunker mentality across the department, as sentries were posted outside station houses and officers were barred from patrolling alone.






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Jameis Winston Is Cleared in Hearing Over Student’s Rape Accusation

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:04pm
In a Florida State University hearing, a judge said there wasn’t enough evidence to find Winston guilty of violating the student code of conduct.
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Crunch Time for FedEx and UPS as Last-Minute Holiday Shipping Ramps Up

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:02pm
FedEx and UPS are aiming to avoid last year’s chaos, when a late surge in shipments and bad weather left many gifts to be delivered late.
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Christie Wants Obama to Push Cuba to Return New Jersey Trooper’s Killer

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:31pm
Joanne Chesimard, who goes by the name Assata Shakur, was convicted in the 1973 killing of a New Jersey state trooper and fled to Cuba.






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Protecting a Home Where the Puffer Fish Roam in Biscayne National Park

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:12pm
A dispute over the possibility of a no-fishing zone in Biscayne National Park off the coast of Florida has raised contrasts with hunting bans on federal land.






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U.S. Border Agents Wound Canadian Wielding Gun

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:38pm
The agents shot the man after he pointed a handgun at them early Sunday at a border crossing between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.






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G.O.P. Hopes for Unity May Be Upset by Ben Carson

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:20pm
The Republican establishment is determined not to repeat the mistakes of 2012, but Ben Carson is riding a groundswell of support from outside the mainstream.






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The Media Equation: How the Hacking at Sony Over ‘The Interview’ Became a Horror Movie

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:59pm
Things have gone so deeply wrong so quickly, it is hard to keep track of all the mistakes that led us here.






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Op-Ed Contributor: Who Suffers Most From Rape and Sexual Assault in America?

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:52pm
Why do we pay so much attention to the sexual assault of college students?






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Despite Cheaper Gas, Public Transit Ridership Is Up, Trade Group Reports

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:41pm
Investment in transit around the country is leading to record-high ridership rates and more people leaving their cars at home despite low prices at the pump.






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Op-Ed Contributors: Obama, the Least Lame President?

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:34pm
Like Bush’s, his last two years might be the best ones.






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F.T.C. Raises Its Voice Under Its Soft-Spoken Chairwoman

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:10pm
Edith Ramirez’s tenure as leader of the commission has been marked by an effort to bring the regulator into the public eye, directing particular attention on digital privacy and transactions.
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Energy-Storage Plans Gain Ground in California

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:42pm
Southern California Edison plans to retire some power plants and replace them with storage — including conventional batteries and giant ice packs — as well as other power generators.






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In Brooklyn, the Lives of 2 Officers Are Recalled as Their Deaths Are Mourned

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:09pm
Neighbors and business owners recalled Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos as law enforcement colleagues visited the Brooklyn homes of the fallen officers.






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Obama to See if North Korea Should Return to Terror List

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 1:07pm
President Obama said he would “review” whether to return North Korea to the list, part of a broader government response to a damaging cyberattack on Sony’s Hollywood studio.






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Police Officer Is Shot and Killed in Florida

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 11:15am
The authorities said that a suspect was in custody after the officer was killed early Sunday in Tarpon Springs.






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Motherlode Blog: This Holiday, Don’t Hide the Piercings From Grandma

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:10am
Rather than a one-way transfer of my beliefs to them, my kids, now 19 and 16, are teaching me to see the world—and my in-laws—with new eyes.






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Political Memo: Role for Warren: To Push, if Not Supplant, Clinton

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:01am
Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has denied plans to run for president, may challenge Hillary Rodham Clinton, in her own way, to focus on income inequality on the trail.






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Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:47am
Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot at point-blank range in their patrol car Saturday by a man who, officials said, had traveled to the city from Baltimore vowing to kill officers.






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This Land: Police Killed Her Son; Afterward, Louisville Evolved

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:42pm
Several young black men in the city died in police shootings from 1999 to 2004. Interactions between the police and black residents have improved since then, but remain a work in progress.






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