The New York Times

Martin O’Malley, a Hillary Clinton Loyalist, Is Now a Potential 2016 Alternative

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:26pm
Mr. O’Malley, the Maryland governor, is sounding more and more like a Democratic presidential candidate. But he still treads lightly on the subject of Hillary Rodham Clinton.






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Seeking Unity, U.S. Revises Ebola Monitoring Rules

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:19pm
The federal government announced guidelines that stopped short of tough measures in New York and New Jersey, while the Pentagon appeared to be setting its own course.






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Two Governors’ Shifts on Ebola Are Criticized as Politics, Not Science

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:09pm
Shifting stances from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey over their Ebola quarantine policy left both allies and critics scratching their heads.
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New York City Agency and Vendor Bilked Medicaid, U.S. Says

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:34pm
A federal prosecutor said that the city and a contractor exploited Medicaid billing loopholes to collect tens of millions of dollars in reimbursements.
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Virginia to Remove Suspect Guardrails

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:15pm
Rail heads made by Trinity Industries, meant to reduce damage in a collision, are suspected of having a defect and have been banned by 13 states.
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Rare Survey Examines Sexual Assault at M.I.T.

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:11pm
M.I.T. revealed that among undergraduates who replied to a survey, at least 17 percent of women and 5 percent of men said they had been sexually assaulted.
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Washington School Gunman Used Texts to Gather Victims at Lunch, Police Say

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:10pm
Jaylen Ray Fryberg’s final moments were etched into greater clarity Monday when the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office said he had committed suicide.






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Op-Ed Contributor: Elton John on the Unfinished Fight Against AIDS

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:08pm
Are victories for gay marriage obscuring the challenge of H.I.V.?
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Trying to Raise Profile of Climate Change for Washington Voters

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:02pm
The effort, by Thomas F. Steyer, has turned the battle over the State Senate into one of the most expensive legislative elections in state history.
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First Draft: State Dept.’s Former No. 2 Is Headed to Carnegie Endowment

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 6:03pm
William J. Burns, who just stepped down as deputy secretary of state, is being named president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.






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First Draft: Criticizing Corporations? Clinton Backpedals

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:59pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton said she misspoken when she made comments that seemed over-critical of corporations.






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Food Scores, a New Web Service, Ranks Grocery Items on Ingredients and Nutrition

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:21pm
The database assigns a score to 80,000 products based on factors like how nutritious and processed they are.
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First Draft: Why Control of the Senate May Not Be Decided Next Week

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:02pm
It’s a strong possibility that both the Georgia and Louisiana Senate elections will go to runoffs, raising the chances that control of the Senate will not be known until December at the earliest.






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Unapologetic, Christie Frees Nurse From Ebola Quarantine

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:35pm
Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients, was released on Monday, her lawyer said, but Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey defended the way she had been treated.
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First Draft: Just Like Any Other Parents

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:54am
The Obamas attend parent-teacher conferences.






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Motherlode Blog: Weekly Quandary: Does the Introverted Preschooler Need ‘Work’?

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:45am
Should a reader help her child “work” on taking pleasure in being with others as well as “exploring/playing by himself” or let him be?






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The New Health Care: What to Look for in Judging the Affordable Care Act

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:45am
Getting answers on how to grade the health act will take time, but here are the right questions.






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First Draft: An Icy Attack on the Georgia Governor’s Education Policies

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:25am
Jason Carter, who is challenging Gov. Nathan Deal in Georgia, has released an ad tying the governor’s handling of a January winter storm to his education policies.






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First Draft: From The Upshot: Checking In on Georgia

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:15am
A closer look at recent polls — the same ones showing Michelle Nunn making gains — raises the possibility that she hasn’t won any new voters at all.






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First Draft: Verbatim: Empathizing

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:13am
Julianna Margulies, who stars in CBS’s “The Good Wife,” on Silda Spitzer.






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