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  • The Caucus: 10 Questions for Hillary Rodham Clinton

    25 July 2014, 8:03 am by: By JOHN HARWOOD

    Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke Thursday with The Times’s John Harwood about America’s current foreign policy crises, potential presidential rivals and her relationship with the press.
  • Obama to Urge 3 Leaders to Slow Tidal Wave of Migrants

    25 July 2014, 7:36 am by: By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and ASHLEY PARKER

    The president will meet with Central American presidents as he grapples with Congress for more money and resources along the U.S. border with Mexico.
  • Kerry Proposes Weeklong Halt to Fighting in Gaza Strip

    24 July 2014, 10:37 pm by: By MICHAEL R. GORDON

    Under the plan, Palestinian and Israeli officials would cease fighting on Sunday and begin negotiations on the principal economic, political and security concerns about Gaza.
  • Heady Summer, Fateful Fall for Dinesh D’Souza, a Conservative Firebrand

    24 July 2014, 9:24 pm by: By JONATHAN MAHLER

    Even with the prospect of jail time looming, Dinesh D’Souza has emerged as the right-wing media star of the moment, a seemingly constant presence on talk radio and Fox News.
  • C.D.C. Says Tuberculosis Lab, Shut Amid Exposure Scare, Can Continue Its Work

    24 July 2014, 9:01 pm by: By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

    A moratorium imposed after two accidents at other labs that could have exposed workers to anthrax and H5N1 was lifted because the lab has passed safety inspections and its work is crucial, a spokesman said.
  • National Guard in Texas Could Get Arrest Power

    24 July 2014, 8:47 pm by: By MANNY FERNANDEZ

    By deploying Guard members himself rather than through Washington, Gov. Rick Perry has the power to order the troops to make arrests and apprehensions.
  • Obama Seeks to Close Loophole That Firms Use to Shield Profits Abroad

    24 July 2014, 7:28 pm by: By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and DAVID GELLES

    The president asked Congress to remove the tax advantages of inversion, in which corporations designate a foreign country as their official address.
  • Army War College Starts Plagiarism Inquiry of Senator John Walsh’s Thesis

    24 July 2014, 7:25 pm by: By NICK CORASANITI and JONATHAN MARTIN

    The United States Army War College determined in a preliminary review on Thursday that Mr. Walsh appeared to have plagiarized his final paper to earn a master’s degree from the institution.
  • A Plan on Poverty: From Republicans, a New Approach to ‘Accountability’

    24 July 2014, 3:13 pm by: By JOSH BARRO

    Paul Ryan’s plan for the poor seeks to improve incentives for work. It also reflects a big change: no spending cuts for them.
  • U.S. Considering Refugee Status for Hondurans

    24 July 2014, 2:52 pm by: By FRANCES ROBLES and MICHAEL D. SHEAR

    The plan aims to stem the surge at the border, allowing hundreds of minors and young adults to enter the United States without making a dangerous trek through Mexico.
  • Paul Ryan’s Proposal Would Consolidate Existing Programs

    24 July 2014, 1:28 pm by: By THEODORE SCHLEIFER

    A proposal by Paul Ryan to consolidate programs into one, shifting efforts from the federal government to the states, is part of a broader strategy to increase the party’s appeal.
  • Airline Safety: Rising Airline Crash Fatalities Making 2014 Even More of an Aberration

    24 July 2014, 1:01 pm by: By THE NEW YORK TIMES

    With two more crashed airliners this week, the number of fatalities now stands at 757.
  • Tax Policy: Paul Ryan’s Proposal Hints at Change in Tone on Poverty

    24 July 2014, 11:47 am by: By NEIL IRWIN

    His new plan would expand the Earned Income Tax Credit to a larger group of people, essentially making a low-wage job more attractive.
  • Conservatives Hone Script to Light a Fire Over Abortion

    24 July 2014, 11:45 am by: By JEREMY W. PETERS

    Social conservatives are moving to put abortion at the center of the midterm elections, despite warnings from other Republicans to tread lightly on social issues.
  • Overtaken by Events: Obama and the Myth of Presidential Control

    24 July 2014, 9:05 am by: By BRENDAN NYHAN

    The powers of the president, though considerable, are outstripped by our unrealistic expectations.
  • Incomes and Outcomes: Why Voters Aren’t Angrier About Economic Inequality

    24 July 2014, 7:12 am by: By EDUARDO PORTER

    Research finds little connection between a nation’s income gap and government effort to close it by taxing the rich to help the poor.
  • Word Count: A Tool to Trace Words Through Time

    24 July 2014, 7:11 am by: By DEREK WILLIS

    The Times used “insurgent” more often during the Mexican Revolution than during the recent Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
  • States Against E.P.A. Rule on Carbon Pollution Would Gain, Study Finds

    24 July 2014, 12:01 am by: By CORAL DAVENPORT

    A new study found that Texas and Oklahoma would be among the biggest economic winners under a regulation proposed by President Obama to fight climate change.
  • Ruling on Health Care Subsidies Puts Coverage at Risk

    23 July 2014, 11:58 pm by: By ABBY GOODNOUGH

    A federal court ruling barring some subsidies under the health care law raised the possibility that many of the 4.5 million people who were found eligible for them would drop their coverage.
  • Over Government Objections, Rules on No-Fly List Are Made Public

    23 July 2014, 11:38 pm by: By CHARLIE SAVAGE

    The procedures for adding names of people deemed to be known or suspected terrorists to various screening lists were published by an online magazine.
  • As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support

    23 July 2014, 11:02 pm by: By HELENE COOPER and SOMINI SENGUPTA

    The failures of the Arab Spring to spread democracy in the Middle East have left many in America more inclined to side with Israel, which has lost backing elsewhere, analysts say.
  • Court Ruling 0n Health Care Subsidies Risks Loss of Coverage

    23 July 2014, 10:02 pm by: By ABBY GOODNOUGH

    A federal court ruling barring some subsidies under the health care law raised the possibility that many of the 4.5 million people who were found eligible for them would drop their coverage.
  • Bolstered by Ruling, Republicans Attack Health Law

    23 July 2014, 9:58 pm by: By ROBERT PEAR

    Republicans pointed to a ruling by an appeals court panel, which said premium subsidies paid to millions of Americans were illegal, as evidence of problems in the law that could not be solved easily.
  • Control of Senate May Hinge on Georgia Race

    23 July 2014, 9:55 pm by: By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

    After David Perdue’s victory in the Republican primary, he will face off against the Democrat Michelle Nunn in what many in both parties see as a race crucial to gaining a majority in the Senate.
  • Swindlers Target Kin of Migrants

    23 July 2014, 9:29 pm by: By FRANCES ROBLES

    The F.B.I. is investigating how con artists received detailed information about migrant children being housed at military bases to lure relatives into paying hefty sums to reunite their families.

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