The New York Times

Homicide Charges Likely in Baruch College Fraternity Retreat Case

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:10pm
A Pennsylvania police chief said he expected most of the Pi Delta Psi members who were at a Poconos retreat where Chun Hsien Deng died to be prosecuted.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Illinois: Emails Sought in Inquiry of Program

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:43pm
A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the emails of officials involved in Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program.






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National Briefing | South: Louisiana: Arrest Made in New Orleans Gunfight

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:41pm
The New Orleans police superintendent said that a suspect had been arrested and faced a first-degree murder charge in a Bourbon Street gunfight that left a woman dead and nine people wounded.






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Beliefs: Taking on Hobby Lobby After Turning Away From a Religious Past

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:38pm
By the time she graduated from Cedarville University, a Christian college in Ohio, in 2011, Sarah Jones was well down the path to atheism and feminism.
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Outer Banks Mops Up and Counts Storm’s Cost

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:43pm
Hurricane Arthur, the first hurricane of this season, made a surprising shift to the west as it neared North Carolina, and reports of damage were limited.






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German Man Arrested as Spy Implicates U.S.

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 4:21pm
German news media reported that the man, 31, worked for Germany’s intelligence service and was suspected of spying for the United States.
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Virus Plagues the Pork Industry, and Environmentalists

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:54pm
A disease is killing huge numbers of piglets and young hogs, and environmental groups worry about the effects on groundwater of the buried carcasses.
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Aims of Donor Are Shadowed by Past in Coal

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:23pm
Though the environmentalist Tom Steyer has vowed to sell his investments in companies that generate fossil fuels, the projects his hedge fund bankrolled may emit carbon for decades to come.
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New Delay for F-35 Jets as Defense Department Grounds Fleet After a Fire

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:01pm
The grounding is the latest in a long string of delays that has plagued the Air Force’s newest, and most advanced, fighter aircraft.






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Boloco and Shake Shack Offer Above-Average Pay

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:55pm
Restaurants like Shake Shack and Boloco that offer their employees above-average pay say they have lower turnover and better customer service.
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It’s Tasty and Political: Britain Presses U.S. on Haggis

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:44pm
With a Scottish vote on independence two months away, Britain is lobbying America to allow imports of the delicacy made from sheep’s innards, which the United States banned for consumption in 1971.
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College Group Run for Profit Looks to Close or Sell Schools

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:34pm
Corinthian Colleges, under an agreement with the Education Department, will sell almost 100 schools in the United States and Canada, and it will close a dozen others.
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Political Memo: Shut Out of White House, G.O.P. Looks to Democrats of 1992

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 1:48pm
By 2016, Democrats’ stretch of presidential advantage will have lasted 24 years, and one of the biggest questions in American politics is how close Republicans are to ending it.






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A Survey Says: Younger Americans Are Less Patriotic. At Least, in Some Ways.

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:00am
They are less devoted to symbols of the nation, like the flag. But they are supportive of ideals like democracy and equality.






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Richard Mellon Scaife, Influential U.S. Conservative, Dies at 82

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:02am
Mr. Scaife, an heir to the Mellon banking fortune, laid the foundations for modern conservatism and fueled the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.






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Hurricane Makes Landfall on Carolina Coast

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 11:15pm
The Category 2 storm crossed over the strip of land just east of the town of Beaufort, N.C., making it the first hurricane to make landfall in the continental United States since 2012.






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News Analysis: Obama’s Blueprint for Fighting Terrorism Collides With Reality in Iraq

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:51pm
The seizing of large parts of Iraq by Sunni militants has laid bare the limitations of a terrorism policy that relies on the cooperation of often balky and overmatched partners.






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Amid Influx of Migrants, Obama Is to Skip Border Visit on Texas Trip

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:34pm
President Obama is trying to beat back the illegal influx of Central American migrants while vowing to take unilateral action to move his stalled immigration agenda.






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Influx of Central American Migrants Roils Murrieta, Calif.

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:23pm
Busloads of immigrants who roll into Murrieta, Calif., for processing at a Border Patrol center have been met by protesters brandishing American flags and screaming, “Go home!”






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Birth Control Order Deepens Divide Among Justices

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:00pm
The Supreme Court temporarily barred the government from enforcing against a Christian college a contraception rule under the Affordable Care Act, drawing a furious dissent from the three female justices, who said the court had broken a promise.






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