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Sidebar: In Justices’ Tests on Standing to Sue, Answers Aren't Always Clear-Cut

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:30am
As the court prepares to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, questions have been raised about whether the plaintiffs have a dog in the fight.






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Concerns Mount as Homeland Security Shutdown Looks Likely

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:28am
A little over a year after the last federal shutdown, officials at the Department of Homeland Security face having to furlough about 30,000 employees, creating worries about daily operations.






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Op-Ed Contributor: Even Better Than a Tax Cut

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:27am
What workers really need are higher wages.






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Op-Ed Contributor: Rahm Emanuel Will Probably Win in Chicago

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:27am
How Chicago fell out of love with Rahm Emanuel.






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Hip-Hop Star Bobby Shmurda, in Jail, Finds His Label Unsupportive

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 11:48pm
Ackquille Pollard, who performs as Bobby Shmurda and was signed to Epic Records, found his label would not help him after his arrest.






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Political Memo: Economic Recovery Under Obama Creates Quandaries for 2016 Race

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 9:36pm
Democrats disagree about whether their presidential nominee should promote the rebound, and Republicans grasp in several directions for the right message.






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Lawsuits’ Lurid Details Draw an Online Crowd

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 9:14pm
Legal documents filed electronically, and viewed by mass audiences, are changing the narrative and the nature of cases.






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Bill O’Reilly, Fox News Host, Fights Back at Claims of Exaggerated Stories

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 9:13pm
After Mother Jones published an article that said Mr. O’Reilly had misrepresented stories about his war reporting, he called the claims against him “a political hit job.”
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Mideast Crash Course for the New Defense Secretary

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 8:35pm
Ashton B. Carter will hold a closed-door conference on Monday in Kuwait, where he is scheduled to meet with senior American military and diplomatic officials who are leading the fight against the Islamic State.
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Sanctions Put Academic Freedoms to a Test on a Campus Far From Tehran

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 8:32pm
A decision by the University of Massachusetts to follow through on a law that bars Iranian students from some science and engineering programs sparked fury, consternation and accusations of discrimination.






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Document Reveals Growth of Cyberwarfare Between the U.S. and Iran

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 8:18pm
A newly disclosed National Security Agency document shows the drastic acceleration of the use of cyberweapons by the United States and Iran against each other.
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St. Louis Shelter Resists Order to Stop Helping All It Can

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 7:57pm
St. Louis has ordered the New Life Evangelistic Center, a shelter known for taking in just about anyone, to cut its intake drastically after complaints of its impact on a revitalized district.






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First Draft: President Obama Has, in Fact, Expressed Love for His Country

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 6:56pm
Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, has challenged the media to find examples of President Obama expressing affection for the United States. A review of his public remarks provides multiple examples.






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Google and Apple Fight for the Car Dashboard

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 6:35pm
In the coming months, dealerships around the country will begin selling vehicles capable of running Android- and Apple-compatible dashboard systems.
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Obama’s Expected Keystone Pipeline Veto Is Likely to Be the First in a Wave

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 6:35pm
President Obama’s veto of the pipeline bill this week, the third and most significant one of his six years in office, would most likely be followed by others.






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Among the Navajos, a Renewed Debate About Gay Marriage

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 1:39pm
At least one presidential contender favors repealing a 2005 tribal law that prohibits same-sex marriage and cannot be reviewed by the Supreme Court.






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In Pre-Primary Pivot to Right, Walker Shifts Tone on Abortion

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:52pm
Wisconsin’s governor, a Republican, has made shifts in how he talks about abortion and same-sex marriage since his re-election victory over a well-funded Democrat.
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A Shifting Middle: Health Care Opens Stable Career Path, Taken Mainly by Women

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:32pm
Where industrial jobs have grown scarce, nurses and other health care professionals are increasingly leading the way to middle-income lifestyles.
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Shoppers Cautioned After Threat Against Mall of America

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:23pm
Jeh C. Johnson urged shoppers to be “particularly careful” in visiting the mall after it was targeted for a terrorist attack in a video posted by the Shabab.
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Clark Terry, Master of Jazz Trumpet, Dies at 94

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 9:43am
Mr. Terry, an alumnus of Count Basie and Duke Ellington ensembles and the “Tonight Show” band, was also a fervent jazz educator.
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