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Dozens of Turkish Hostages Held by Islamic State Are Freed

Forty-nine hostages held for months in Iraq were returned to Turkey on Saturday after what Turkey said was a covert operation led by its intelligence agency.






Music Review: The Replacements Play at Forest Hills Stadium

The reconstituted Replacements kicked up a solid ruckus Friday night, as a fervent crowd took its non-hit oldies to heart.






Turkey: 49 Hostages Have Been Freed

Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis.






Intruder Made It Through White House Doors, Secret Service Says

Secret Service officials said a Texas man was arrested after he scaled the White House fence and went through the North Portico doors on Friday night.






The Horses in Central Park Are to Show, Not Work

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 21:36
Equestrians competing in a four-day competition in New York City include the daughters of former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Bruce Springsteen.

Group to Sue After M.T.A. Rejects Ad That Refers to Muslims Killing Jews

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 21:36
The American Freedom Defense Initiative proposed an ad for New York City buses that the transportation agency said “would imminently incite or provoke violence.”






Ex-Employees Say Home Depot Left Data Vulnerable

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 21:17
Home Depot was slow to raise its defenses against hackers despite alarms from computer experts as far back as 2008.

Friskings Ebb, but Still Hang Over Brooklyn Lives

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 21:13
In the Brownsville neighborhood, the police still maintain a heavy presence, and residents are wary of innocently drawing their attention.

Well: Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body’s Blood Sugar Controls

News: The New York Times, Most emailed - Fri, 2014-09-19 21:09
New research in mice suggests artificial sweeteners may disrupt the ability to regulate blood sugar, causing changes in metabolism that can be a precursor to diabetes.

U.S. Hopes Face-Saving Plan Offers a Path to a Nuclear Pact With Iran

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 20:47
Before the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, negotiators have discussed a plan to remove the pipes that connect Iran’s nuclear centrifuges.






In Death, Florida Family Reveals a Spiral of Domestic Abuse

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 20:38
Extreme poverty, drug addiction and debt plagued the Spirit family for years before, the police said, Don C. Spirit killed his daughter, six grandchildren and himself on Thursday.






Turkish President’s Allies Increasing Pressure on Times and Reporter

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 20:36
The New York Times and one of its Istanbul correspondents have been denounced with growing furor in reaction to an article and photograph about the recruitment of fighters in Turkey by the Islamic State.






In Domestic Violence Cases, N.F.L. Has a History of Lenience

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 20:33
Commissioner Roger Goodell promised stiff discipline for players, but the league’s response to domestic abuse charges has been inconsistent.

DealBook: A Soaring Debut for Alibaba

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 20:33
The Chinese Internet giant, which raised $21.8 billion in its stock sale, instantly became one of the biggest publicly traded technology companies in the world.






Clayton Kershaw Keeps Aiming for New Heights

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 20:22
Clayton Kershaw is poised to lead the major leagues in earned run average for the fourth season in a row, something no pitcher has done.

Democrats Pin Senate Hopes on a Kansan

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 20:14
The Senate race in Kansas has become the most scrutinized contest in the country, with Republicans scrambling to protect the incumbent and Democrats putting their hopes on an independent.

Roger Goodell Says N.F.L. Will Revamp Personal Conduct Policy

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 20:08
The N.F.L. commissioner spoke publicly about the issue Friday, apologizing for his role in poor decision-making, promising a revamped personal conduct policy and saying he has not considered resigning.






Republicans Switch Firm Handling Obama Suit

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 19:53
A lawyer withdrew from the case, reportedly under pressure from colleagues concerned about its political aspects.

Fleeing Gaza, Only to Face Treachery and Disaster at Sea

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-09-19 19:46
A Gazan’s son is among the hundreds missing after a migrant ship sank off Malta, and his plight illustrates the risks facing Palestinians seeking illegal passage to Europe.
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