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John Brennan, Paul Manafort, ?Crazy Rich Asians?: Your Thursday Briefing
16 Aug 2018 at 6:17am
Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

New York Today: New York Today: A Playlist for Commutes
16 Aug 2018 at 9:01am
Thursday: Tunes for your trip to and from work, and Grand Central Reads to whet your literary appetite.

California Today: California Today: Yosemite National Park Reopens to Visitors
16 Aug 2018 at 8:50am
Thursday: Tourists and wildlife return, Tesla is subpoenaed, and Portuguese-Americans keep tradition alive in the Central Valley.

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Trump Revokes Ex-C.I.A. Director John Brennan?s Security Clearance
16 Aug 2018 at 7:42am
The White House cited ?erratic? behavior by Mr. Brennan, who has frequently been a fierce critic of the president.

They Criticized Trump. Now He?s Targeting Their Security Clearances.
25 Jul 2018 at 12:09pm
President Trump has revoked the former C.I.A. Director John Brennan?s security clearance. The White House said it?s considering pulling the security clearances for other former top officials, as well, many of whom have been critical of the president. Here?s what they?ve said.

Little-Known Justice Dept. Official Makes Trump?s Security Clearance List
15 Aug 2018 at 8:54pm
Critics said the inclusion of Bruce Ohr on the list of those whose clearances were revoked or under review was an abuse of presidential power and an intrusion on the independence of law enforcement.

The Questions the Jurors in the Manafort Trial Will Be Asking
16 Aug 2018 at 8:22am
In weighing whether to find Paul Manafort guilty or not of financial fraud charges, jurors will have to take into account evidence, witness credibility and other factors.

Evidence Against Manafort Is ?Overwhelming,? Prosecutors Say
15 Aug 2018 at 11:15pm
In closing arguments, the special counsel?s office described Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, as well versed in financial matters and motivated to commit fraud.

Cuomo Says America ?Was Never That Great? in Jab at Trump Slogan
15 Aug 2018 at 10:23pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo?s remark drew immediate criticism from his Republican opponent, Marcus Molinaro, who said the governor owed the nation an apology.

Big City: Ignore, Condescend, Dismiss: Debate Playbook for Men Facing Women
15 Aug 2018 at 5:02pm
An offer to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez highlights how male candidates often use debates to diminish female opponents, perhaps increasingly at their peril.

Pelosi Talks of ?Bridge? to New Leader as Democrats Test Her Strength
16 Aug 2018 at 9:13am
Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, is confronting threats from different corners of her party, posing the most serious test of her 15-year grip on the caucus.

?It?s Really Hard to Be a Catholic?: The Pain of Reading the Sex Abuse Report
15 Aug 2018 at 9:05pm
Catholics around the country said they felt frustrated with the church?s leadership.

Why the Explosive Report on Catholic Church Abuse Is Unlikely to Yield Crimin...
15 Aug 2018 at 7:36pm
Legal barriers, political opposition and fierce lobbying efforts by the Catholic Church have kept Pennsylvania?s courthouse doors closed to childhood victims who came forward later in life.

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Scandal: 7 Excerpts From the Grand Jury Report
14 Aug 2018 at 9:26pm
A nearly 900-page report investigating abuse in six dioceses over a period of 70 years documents more than 300 abusive priests.

Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017
15 Aug 2018 at 4:35pm
Fentanyl is a big culprit, but there are also encouraging signs from states that have prioritized public health campaigns and addiction treatment.

Laced K2 Tied to Dozens of Drug Overdoses in New Haven
15 Aug 2018 at 11:32pm
More than 70 people were taken to a hospital after overdosing on a batch of synthetic marijuana that the police believe was laced with an opioid.

John Brennan: President Trump?s Claims of No Collusion Are Hogwash
16 Aug 2018 at 6:00am
That?s why the president revoked my security clearance: to try to silence anyone who would dare challenge him.

Trump and the Politics of Arf
15 Aug 2018 at 8:04pm
The president: still neurotically insecure after all these years ?

This Is Your Brain on Omarosa
16 Aug 2018 at 8:12am
We are determined not to be distracted from the important news of the week.
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1 Oct 2015 at 7:00pm

Hillary Clinton poised to win support of nation's largest teachers union
1 Oct 2015 at 6:56pm

If Angels are to make playoffs, they need to stay hot in Texas
1 Oct 2015 at 6:56pm

Brett Anderson helps Dodgers defeat Giants, 3-2, in series finale
1 Oct 2015 at 6:53pm

Angry and frustrated, Obama condemns latest mass shooting in U.S.
1 Oct 2015 at 6:51pm

Constant video recording catches athletes' bad behavior
1 Oct 2015 at 6:50pm

Two of Mexico's most notorious criminals are now in the United States
1 Oct 2015 at 6:50pm

With merger closed, home builders Standard Pacific and Ryland to cut jobs
1 Oct 2015 at 6:32pm
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She works for Trump. He can?t stand him. This is life with Kellyanne and Geor...
by By Ben Terris
15 Aug 2018 at 5:04am
The Conways, like the rest of the country, have been jolted by the President Trump. They love each other, exasperate each other and talk behind each other?s backs. Take a look inside the marriage of one of Trump?s most loyal advisers and her husband, an increasingly outspoken critic of the president.

Prime minister who made India a nuclear power dies at 93
by By Rama Lakshmi and Sopan Joshi
16 Aug 2018 at 8:41am
He shocked the world in May 1998 with five underground nuclear tests, prompting international sanctions, rattling neighbors and setting off an arms race with archrival Pakistan.

Trump?s lawyers prepare to fight subpoena all the way to the Supreme Court
by By Robert Costa
15 Aug 2018 at 8:19am
Rudolph W. Giuliani said President Trump?s lawyers are ?pretty much finished? drafting a response to a potential subpoena request from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III?s office.

Critics accuse Trump of stripping ex-CIA chief?s clearance to create distraction
by By David Nakamura and Felicia Sonmez
15 Aug 2018 at 9:59am
The timing of the move to revoke John O. Brennan?s security clearance suggests an attempt to draw attention away from news of former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman?s accusations, skeptics said.

Brennan says Trump?s claims of no collusion with Russia are ?hogwash?
by By John Wagner
16 Aug 2018 at 7:11am
The former CIA director fired back at the president in an op-ed published the day after he was stripped of his security clearance.

Fact Checker: Who is Bruce Ohr and why does Trump keep tweeting about him?
by By Glenn Kessler
16 Aug 2018 at 3:00am
President Trump is fixated on a sideline figure in the Russia probe. Here's a guide to what we know.

Colorado baker claims religious persecution again ? this time after denying c...
by By Amy Wang
15 Aug 2018 at 5:40am
Jack Phillips gained national attention after he refused to bake a cake for a gay wedding in 2012 and took his fight to the Supreme Court.

The sprawling, intrusive administrative state is keeping you unwell
by By George F. Will
15 Aug 2018 at 6:58am
North Carolina provides a case study in the fatal conceit.

Evil walked the earth in Pennsylvania
by By Elizabeth Bruenig
16 Aug 2018 at 9:17am
There should be mass defrockings and criminal convictions after the grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse.

Obamacare forgot about you. But Trump didn?t.
by By Alex M. Azar II
15 Aug 2018 at 4:44am
Short-term health-care plans can offer people affordable options.

Democrats have a chance to shape politics for a decade
by By E.J. Dionne Jr.
15 Aug 2018 at 6:35am
Pragmatic Democrats who appeal to the center and left are winning in gubernatorial primaries.

I?ve been visiting Israel since 1998. The path to peace is shrinking.
by By Max Boot
15 Aug 2018 at 5:22am
Things aren?t getting any simpler.

Trump is right to push Turkey. He?s just doing it wrong.
by Editorial Board
15 Aug 2018 at 7:14am
He should press not just to free one Christian pastor but to show an unhinged ruler the costs of playing dictator.

Trump administration plans to reorganize agriculture research offices, alarmi...
by By Caitlin Dewey
16 Aug 2018 at 7:00am
The agency says the move will save money and help retain staff, but some researchers call that a pretext.

Elizabeth Warren takes on corporate giants as she lays 2020 marker
by By Tory Newmyer
16 Aug 2018 at 8:19am
The Massachusetts Democrat has unveiled a proposal aimed at fundamentally recalibrating the mission of the biggest corporations, pushing them away from maximizing immediate returns for shareholders and executives and toward investing in longer-term value and sharing gains with workers.

Urban Meyer is under fire for handling of domestic abuse claims. But what abo...
by By Will Hobson
16 Aug 2018 at 6:00am
The future of the Ohio State football coach is yet to be decided, but the controversy is also raising questions about how police in the town of Powell responded when the wife of a Meyer coaching assistant called for help.

Ryan Zinke refuses to acknowledge climate change as major factor in Californi...
by By Erin B. Logan
15 Aug 2018 at 6:31am
Fire scientists and forestry experts said climate change is the main factor behind the problem, and many took issue with the interior secretary?s refusal to acknowledge its role.

Soaring prices rock Turkey as a trade war heats up between Erdogan and Trump
by By Kareem Fahim
15 Aug 2018 at 7:19am
The dispute has battered Turkey?s vulnerable economy, pushed the lira to record lows and forced Turkish citizens ? along with millions of refugees who live in the country ? to shoulder the consequences.

Searchers find the sunken stern of a doomed World War II destroyer off the co...
by By Michael Ruane
15 Aug 2018 at 4:05am
Dozens of sailors died when the USS Abner Read hit a Japanese mine in 1943. Now scientists say they found the ship?s stern in 290 feet of water amid one of the war?s least explored battlefields.

50 years ago, Elvis had fallen from grace. But one comeback TV special change...
by By Travis Andrews
15 Aug 2018 at 7:30am
Elvis Presley?s musical star was waning, but a 60-minute television special revived his career and changed concert films forever.

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South Carolina man faces 3 charges of animal cruelty
16 Aug 2018 at 8:41am

GASTON, S.C. (AP) - A man is facing several animal cruelty charges after more than a dozen malnourished animals were found on his property in South Carolina.

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said in a news release that 55-year-old Carl Kelly of Gaston has been charged with three counts of ...

Several people rescue woman being beaten in robbery attempt
16 Aug 2018 at 8:25am

MIDFIELD, Ala. (AP) - Police say a woman who was being beaten and robbed at an Alabama shopping center had been rescued by passersby.

Midfield police and witnesses tell news outlets the woman was punched by a man Wednesday morning after she finished grocery shopping at a Piggly Wiggly. It's ...

Man gets year in prison for theft from low-income program
16 Aug 2018 at 8:14am

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A Rapid City man has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for stealing from a program that provides legal services to low-income people including on American Indian reservations in the Dakotas.

Authorities allege 56-year-old Kevin Lewis embezzled nearly $25,000 while working as an attorney ...

Reports of counterfeit money surfacing again in Huron
16 Aug 2018 at 8:09am

HURON, S.D. (AP) - Huron police are investigating more reports of counterfeit money being circulated at local businesses.

Authorities say there was an initial rash of bogus bills a few weeks ago, and a suspect was arrested after officers talked to witnesses and watched surveillance video.

Police say reports of ...

Fatal shooting under investigation in Kansas City, Kansas
16 Aug 2018 at 8:00am

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police said in a news release that officers responded to the shooting around 5 p.m. Wednesday. The release says a male victim was taken to a hospital, where he later died of his injuries. The ...

Player in Connecticut trafficking ring wants to plead guilty
16 Aug 2018 at 7:54am

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man charged with recruiting young intellectually disabled and mentally ill men into a human trafficking ring and providing them to wealthy clients for sex has said he's willing to plead guilty.

Robert King, of Danbury, told a judge Wednesday that he would plead guilty ...

Alabama officials investigate high school hazing report
16 Aug 2018 at 7:35am

SOMERVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A sheriff's department in Alabama is investigating a report of hazing at a high school earlier this year.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office is working with the county school system on an incident involving students at Brewer High School in February.

Schools Superintendent Bill Hopkins Jr. ...

Gang member convicted of shooting 2 at Boston subway station
16 Aug 2018 at 7:34am

BOSTON (AP) - A member of the violent MS-13 gang from New York has been convicted of shooting a rival as well as an innocent bystander at a Boston subway station in 2016.

Prosecutors say 23-year-old Rogelio Alvarado was found guilty by a jury Wednesday of several charges including two ...

Woman fatally shot on front porch of family member's home
16 Aug 2018 at 7:26am

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a woman found shot to death on the front porch of a family member's Philadelphia home may have been targeted.

But they say a motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

The 51-year-old woman was found shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday by police who were ...

Something borrowed: Georgia planner nabs wedding grifter
16 Aug 2018 at 6:20am

MILTON, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia wedding planner came in handy for one couple who nearly had more than $2,000 stolen from their reception.

News outlets report Kristina Dardo was arrested Saturday after planner Ashley Baber noticed her among the wedding guests, "holding a jacket in an odd manner," and ...

Ugandan pop star, government critic, to face military court
16 Aug 2018 at 6:20am

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A pop singer and prominent critic of Uganda's government was due to face a military court on Thursday for his alleged role in clashes in which the longtime president's motorcade was attacked by people throwing stones.

Lawmaker Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, whose stage name is Bobi Wine, will ...

Vietnam finds activist guilty of anti-government charges
16 Aug 2018 at 5:57am

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A court in central Vietnam sentenced an activist to 20 years in prison Thursday after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the Communist government, his lawyer said, in a case decried by international rights groups.

The court also sentenced Le Dinh Luong, 53, to five ...

10 Things to Know for Today
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16 Aug 2018 at 5:46am

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


Roman Catholic priests across Pennsylvania used religious rituals, symbols of the faith and the threat of eternity in hell to groom, molest and rape children, a grand ...

UN panel calls on Bahrain to release activist Nabeel Rajab
16 Aug 2018 at 5:01am

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A special United Nations panel is urging Bahrain to immediately release imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab, describing him as the victim of government-sponsored "persecution" for his political views in the island kingdom.

The statement by the U.N.'s Working Group on Arbitrary Detention comes as Rajab ...

Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany
16 Aug 2018 at 4:53am

BERLIN (AP) - Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany.

Police in the city of Offenburg, near the French border, said the attack happened at about 8.45 a.m. Thursday. A male suspect was arrested in ...

Australian filmmaker goes on trial in Cambodia
16 Aug 2018 at 4:42am

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - One of Australia's most famous movie directors testified Thursday in Cambodia at the trial of a filmmaking countryman facing a possible prison term of five to 10 years for flying a drone to capture images of an opposition political rally.

Peter Weir, director of "The ...

Australian sex abuse victim settles with Catholic order
16 Aug 2018 at 3:45am

PERTH, Australia (AP) - A 74-year-old man with terminal cancer said on Thursday he could die happy after reaching a 1 million Australian dollar ($727,000) landmark settlement against a Catholic religious order for sexual abuse he suffered in Australia more than 50 years ago.

Paul Bradshaw was to testify on ...

Husband arrested in missing family case in Colorado
16 Aug 2018 at 2:44am

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.

The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into custody. Watt's pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were reported ...

California considers limiting broad 'felony murder' law
16 Aug 2018 at 2:04am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Brandon Hein was 18 when he and three other teenagers were charged in the 1995 stabbing death of the 16-year-old son of a Los Angeles police detective.

One of Hein's friends pulled a knife during a fistfight over marijuana. James Farris III died; Jason Holland testified ...

State Police investigating shooting by Otero County deputies
16 Aug 2018 at 1:57am

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police say they're investigating a deputy-involved shooting that has left one suspect wounded.

The shooting occurred Tuesday evening between Alamogordo and Tularosa as Otero County Sheriff's deputies were pursuing a stolen vehicle.

Authorities say the driver of the stolen car was struck by ... Live Bookmark
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