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Shoe Thrown at Hillary Clinton During Speech

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:34pm
Mrs. Clinton, who was addressing a group in Las Vegas, ducked and laughed off the episode
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Bush Urges Effort to Close Black and White Students’ Achievement Gap

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:24pm
Former President George W. Bush said both parties should come together to address the problem as the central civil rights issue of the modern era.

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Op-Ed Contributor: The Tobacco Ties That Bind

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:23pm
Why doesn’t the cancer society protest all cigarette sales?

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Polk Award for Snowden Coverage Draws 2 to U.S.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:22pm
Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, who reported on documents about government surveillance leaked by Edward J. Snowden, will be given the Polk Award.
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G.M. Places 2 Engineers on Leave in Inquiry

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:21pm
The company said the two were suspended with pay as an “interim step” in its investigation of ignition problems that persisted for years.
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National Briefing | West: California: Reward Offered to Solve Attack on Power Substation

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:13pm
With no apparent progress in determining who attacked an electric substation in Silicon Valley a year ago, Pacific Gas & Electric on Thursday offered a $250,000 reward for information.

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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Stabbing Motive Sought

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:10pm
The 16-year-old teenager accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school in Murrysville, Pa., was dazed “like a deer in the headlights” hours later and does not fully grasp what he did, his lawyer said on Thursday.

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National Briefing | South: Florida: Driver Sought in Crash at Day Care Center Is in Custody

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:09pm
The S.U.V. driver accused of causing a car to crash into a Winter Park day care on Wednesday, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring 14 other people, most of them children, surrendered to the authorities on Thursday.

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The Lede: Artists Try to Prick Conscience of Drone Operators With Giant Portrait of Orphan in Pakistani Field

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:52pm
A campaign started this week, “Not a Bug Splat,” sought to draw attention to the human cost of American drone strikes in Pakistan, and to communicate directly with the pilots who guide the bombers to their targets by remote control.

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Again, Obama Offers Comfort at Fort Hood After Soldiers Are Killed

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:00pm
The service for the victims of last week’s rampage proved a haunting repeat of the first mass shooting on President Obama’s watch, in the fall of 2009.

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Ask Your Questions About Financial Aid

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:55am
Richard Pérez-Peña and Mark Kantrowitz are answering selected reader questions about financial aid.

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Motherlode Blog: Why Students Are Tested, and Why Some Parents Opt Out

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:15am
Schools haven’t been penalizing families who opt out, whether as an objection to standardized testing or to avoid the anxiety high-stakes testing elicits in some children.

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Report Finds a Los Angeles on the Brink

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:14am
A commission delivered a scathing verdict on the civic health of the city, citing widespread poverty, huge pension obligations and paralyzing traffic with no solution in sight.

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Federal Court to Consider Utah Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:48am
It will be the first time that an appeals court has weighed the issue since the Supreme Court handed two major victories to supporters of gay rights last summer.
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Bits: Q. and A. on Heartbleed, a Flaw Missed by the Masses

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:53am
The chief technology officer of a cloud security firm helped explain the flaw in relation to open-source software and development.

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Papyrus Referring to Jesus’ Wife Is More Likely Ancient Than Fake, Scientists Say

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:01am
The test results do not prove that Jesus had a wife, only that the fragment of papyrus with the phrase, “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife,’” is likely not a forgery.

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Group Says It Has Raised Over $1.7 Million for Hillary Clinton

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:01am
Ready for Hillary said it is hoping to build a campaign-ready infrastructure and donor base should Mrs. Clinton decide to run for president.

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Political Ties of Top Billers for Medicare

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:27am
Two Florida doctors who received the nation’s highest Medicare reimbursements in 2012 are both major contributors to Democratic Party causes.

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National Briefing | Washington: House Panel Rejects Plan to Aid Lawmakers With Expenses

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:27pm
A retiring congressman has lost his bid to give members of Congress $25 a day to help with living expenses in Washington.

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Profiling Rules Said to Give F.B.I. Tactical Leeway

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:01pm
The long-awaited revisions to the Justice Department’s racial profiling rules would continue to allow the F.B.I. to use that information for national security purposes.

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