The New York Times

National Briefing | Washington: Marine Is Disciplined for Drinking on Presidential Trip

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:09pm
Cpl. Korey Nathan Pritchett was removed from embassy security detail after he consumed alcohol in the hours before reporting for duty in the Netherlands, where President Obama attended a summit meeting last month.






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Op-Ed Contributor: Veterans and White Supremacy

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:59pm
The Kansas shooter had a long history of hate. Why wasn’t he stopped?






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Economic Scene: Tech Leaps, Job Losses and Rising Inequality

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:59pm
For 50 years, economic consensus has held that new machines lift demand for skilled workers. But what if technology has become a substitute for labor?
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Capital Murder Among Charges for Suspect in Kansas Shooting

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:54pm
The charges against Frazier Glenn Miller, appearing by video for his initial court hearing, included one count that could result in the death penalty.






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Nasal Spray Holds Hope in Fighting Flu Epidemic

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:31pm
A new method, still being tested, would coat receptors in the throat and nose before influenza viruses attach.






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PET Scans Offer Clues on Vegetative States

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:37pm
A study found that a significant number of people labeled vegetative had received an incorrect diagnosis and actually had some degree of consciousness and the potential to improve.
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The Lede: Live Coverage on the Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:12pm
Dignitaries and average Bostonians gathered to commemorate the fallen and the survivors.






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E-Cigarettes Are Targeted at Youths, Report Says

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:11pm
Lawmakers said a survey of electronic cigarette producers found that hundreds of giveaways and sponsorships took place at youth-oriented events.
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Census Survey Revisions Mask Health Law Effects

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:02am
Changes to the Census Bureau’s annual survey on health insurance will make it hard to gauge any shift in the number of uninsured; an internal paper called the timing “coincidental and unfortunate.”






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Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:17am
Efforts to tackle climate change have repeatedly collided with politics in Washington, where Republicans question the science of global warming, and ties to the fossil fuel industry have made them resistant to change.






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National Briefing | West: California: Ex-City Manager Sentenced to 33 Months in First of Two Cases

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:42pm
The man the authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars was sentenced to 33 months in prison for income tax evasion.






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National Briefing | South: Georgia: New Schools Chief for Atlanta

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:42pm
The Atlanta school board on Monday approved Meria Carstarphen as the district’s next superintendent.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Minnesota: Governor Signs Into Law a Phased-In Rise in the Minimum Wage

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:42pm
Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have raises coming after a new minimum wage law was signed Monday by Gov. Mark Dayton.






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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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