The New York Times

Andy Stapp, Soldier Who Tried to Unionize the Military, Dies at 70

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:18pm
As antiwar protester determined to challenge the military from within, Mr. Stapp faced court-martial twice and a discharge for what his superiors deemed subversive activity.
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Conservative Experiment Faces Revolt in Reliably Red Kansas

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:11pm
Some of Kansas’ staunchest Republicans have found some of Gov. Sam Brownback’s measures to be too far to the right, and have endorsed Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate.






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Wisconsin Town Races Llamas to Draw Crowds

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:55pm
The small town of Hammond has made an annual llama-racing event into a quirky tourist draw, now in its 18th year.






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With Tech Taking Over in Schools, Worries Rise

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:48pm
Parent groups and privacy advocates are challenging the practices of an industry built on data collection, and California has passed wide-ranging legislation protecting students’ personal information.
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Bill and Hillary Clinton Sell Their Brand of Sizzle at a Steak Fry in Iowa

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:47pm
Speaking to about 10,000 Democrats, the former first lady all but winked and raised her eyebrows as she said to the crowd, “I am thinking about it.”






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In Florida Student Assaults, an Added Burden on Accusers

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:55pm
Last year, the Tallahassee police’s handling of a rape accusation against Jameis Winston drew attention to its failure to adequately investigate. Now, an examination shows a pattern to the handling of such complaints.






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Arab Nations Offer to Fight ISIS From Air

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:55pm
American officials have made it clear they do not want the airstrikes to get ahead of the ground action against ISIS, which they said would take time to mass.






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Holder Says Private Suit Risks State Secrets

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:29pm
After limiting a privilege to dismiss lawsuits in the name of national security, the attorney general has intervened in a defamation case against United Against Nuclear Iran.
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$100,000 Reward for Missing ‘Jennies’

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:26pm
The president of a stamp company is offering $50,000 for each of two missing “Inverted Jennies” — stamps that were stolen nearly 60 years ago.
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Museum to Hone Image of the P.R. Profession

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 6:23pm
The collection of the Museum of Public Relations, which includes over 500 books and 100 hours of video interviews, is being made accessible to the public.
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Advertising: ‘Scandal’ Inspires Clothing Line at The Limited

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 5:53pm
The popular television series has spawned an apparel collection described in its advertising campaign as “fearless fashions for ladies who lead.”
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NPR Adds to Live Shows, With Almost 24 Planned

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 5:24pm
The events, supported by the Kresge Foundation and corporate sponsors, are intended to make money for NPR.
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Matthew Todd Miller Sentenced to 6 Years of Hard Labor in North Korea

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:09pm
The country’s official news agency offered few details of the one-day trial for Mr. Miller, who was convicted of committing “hostile acts” against the North after reportedly tearing up his tourist visa and demanding asylum.
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Health Law Has Caveat on Renewal of Coverage

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 12:49pm
Officials are encouraging consumers to revisit the federal marketplace to compare plans and ensure that they get the right amount of financial assistance in 2015.






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Letter From Washington: Congress Should Have a Say on ISIS

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 12:15pm
Democrats and Republicans agree that there are compelling policy and political reasons to have Congress approve the president's declared war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
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Motherlode Blog: ‘Just a Stepmother’ Sending a Son to College Without Tears

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:36am
Being happy as my stepson leaves us for college isn’t a sign of a lack of connection or love. It’s a sign of pride.






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Kerry Scours Mideast for Aid in ISIS Fight

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 12:28am
As Secretary of State John Kerry received broad assurances but no public commitments from Egypt as he tried to assemble a coalition to fight ISIS, Australia on Sunday committed aircraft and military advisers to the effort.






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Police Armored Vehicle Is Unwelcome in California College Town

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 8:11pm
Davis, Calif., obtained an armored vehicle from the Defense Department that the police chief called “perfect” for active shooter incidents. Then the City Council told the police to get rid of it.






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Archbishop Sheen’s Corpse Is Subject of Long-Running Dispute

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:44pm
The remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, who died in 1979, are in a crypt in Manhattan, but the Diocese of Peoria, Ill., says they were promised to them.






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Building Legacy, Obama Reshapes Appellate Bench

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:40pm
After a change in Senate filibuster rules, judges appointed by Democrats now hold a majority of seats on the United States Courts of Appeals, a tilt that has far-reaching consequences for President Obama’s legacy.






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