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National Briefing | Washington: General Denies Clemency to Manning

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:42pm
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan has denied clemency for Chelsea Manning and upheld the former soldier’s 35-year prison sentence.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Federal Judge’s Ruling Favors Same-Sex Couples Wed Outside State

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:40pm
Ohio must recognize the marriages of same-sex couples wed legally outside the state, a federal district judge in Cincinnati ruled Monday.






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Florida Lawmakers Proposing a Salve for Ailing Springs

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:13pm
An effort to clean up waterways plagued by agricultural runoff and other pollutants is meeting some legislative opposition.






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Apparent Hate Crime Aimed at Jews Instead Strikes Christians Who Gave to Others

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:04pm
Although the shooting suspect was a known racist and anti-Semite, the victims who were gunned down on Sunday were all Christians devoted to their families, to their churches and to serving their communities.






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Marathon Bombing Suspect Waits in Isolation

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:17pm
Beyond being segregated from other prisoners, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with helping carry out the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, may well spend little time outside his cell, period.






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Bullets, Blood and Then Cry of ‘Heil Hitler’

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:02pm
Until Sunday’s shootings, Frazier Glenn Miller was vocal about his views that Jews should be killed, but had not acted on them.






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Specialists Join Call for Veto of Drug Bill

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:58pm
Health authorities said any risks of narcotics to newborns have been exaggerated, and if withdrawal symptoms do occur, they can be treated without any long-term effects.






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Appeal to Return 4 to Death Row Is Heard

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:46pm
Prosecutors told the North Carolina Supreme Court that four death sentences reduced under the Racial Justice Act, which has since been repealed, should be reinstated.






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U.S. Halts Effort to Collect Old Social Security Debts

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:38pm
In targeting debts that were decades old in some cases, the Treasury had been intercepting the tax refunds of the recipients’ children.






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Utah Garage Cleaning Turns Up Boxes of Suffocated Infants

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:34pm
Megan Huntsman said she killed six of her babies immediately after giving birth, interring them in the garage of her family’s home, a discovery that has left the community shaken.






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The Lede: Internet Evidence Contradicts Russian Claims on Ukraine, Western Diplomats Say

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:13pm
Its claims about Ukraine are so at odds with visual evidence online, a French diplomat said, that it seems as if the Russian government “isn’t aware that the Internet exists.”






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In New Officers’ Careers, Peace Is No Dividend

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:50pm
West Point graduates, faced with the prospect of leading troops who are battle-tested when they themselves are not, are reconsidering their career paths in a military no longer fighting two wars.






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Budget Office Lowers Estimate for the Cost of Expanding Health Coverage

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:06pm
A Congressional Budget Office report shows the Affordable Care Act costing less in part because of the broad slowdown in the growth of health care costs.






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In Many Cities, Rent Is Rising Out of Reach of Middle Class

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:45pm
More households are being priced out of more areas: An analysis found 90 cities where the median rent is more than 30 percent of the median gross income.
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Letter From America: Seinfeld, His Show, and Inequality

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:42pm
A new show from Jerry Seinfeld seems, in its own small way, to show how America is moving toward a caste society.
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Motherlode Blog: When Not to Speak Your Second Language to Your Children

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:00pm
As I fed, changed and rocked our daughter, I practiced my Tagalog phrases—until I sat in on a conference session on early language development, and found out that that’s exactly what I shouldn’t do.






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Tax Preparers’ New Role: Health-Coverage Advisers

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:48am
As tax professionals help with tax returns, they are also offering advice on costs of premiums and potential fines under the Affordable Care Act.






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Man Kills 3 at Jewish Centers in Kansas City Suburb

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:08am
A man identified as a former Ku Klux Klan leader is accused of opening fire outside a Jewish community center and a nearby retirement community in Overland Park, Kan.






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A Year After the Boston Marathon Bombings, Injured Brothers Endure

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:15pm
J. P. and Paul Norden each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings one year ago, but they do not want to be defined by a single moment of violence.






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DealBook: Rich Start-Ups Go Back for Another Helping

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:51pm
As investment money continues to pour into Silicon Valley, start-ups already flush with cash are being given sizable additional rounds of venture capital.






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