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Boy, 12, Shot and Wounded by Cleveland Police Officer

The authorities said the boy brandished what turned out to be a fake gun on a playground, then reached for it when two officers arrived.






Saudi Detainee Is Released From Guantánamo Bay After 12 Years

Muhammed Murdi Issa al Zahrani was sent to Saudi Arabia on the recommendation of a board that has been re-evaluating the need to continue holding some of Guantánamo’s prisoners.






Lawyer Who Represented Bin Laden Kin Is Sentenced in Tax Case

Stanley L. Cohen, who defended a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden against terrorism charges, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday for impeding the Internal Revenue Service.






After Snow, Upstate New York Prepares for Floods

As upstate New York continues to remove up to seven feet of snow from some areas, officials warned that a forecast of rising temperatures and rain could lead to widespread flooding.






Harvard 31, Yale 24: Far From Perfect, Harvard Ends Impeccably Against Yale

After losing a 17-point lead, the Crimson scored the winning touchdown against Yale with 55 seconds left to complete a 10-0 season, the 18th perfect season in Harvard football history.






For Some Fans, Accusations of Rape Crumble Bill Cosby’s Wholesome Image

The change in Mr. Cosby’s image from best-known father to accused serial abuser has caused discomfort akin to confronting the dark past of a family member.

For Some Fans, Accusations of Rape Crumble Bill Cosby’s Wholesome Image

The change in Mr. Cosby’s image from best-known father to accused serial abuser has caused discomfort akin to confronting the dark past of a family member.






In Ferguson, Preparation and Anticipation as Grand Jury Decision Nears

On Saturday, workers erected barriers around the St. Louis County Police Headquarters as the area awaited a grand jury’s decision on whether to charge an officer in Michael Brown’s death.






Advice sought by a doctoral student in Education: Crowdsourced Writing

The Blogora - 4 hours 27 min ago

Query: Do you know of any people or other sources of information that say smart stuff about how to evaluate and assess crowdsourced writing that's part of a course assignment?"

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Ferguson Grand Jury to Reconvene Monday, Group Says

As crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury was weighing an indictment in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white officer, a St. Louis civic group told members that the jury will continue deliberations Monday.






Community Leaders Criticize Police Over Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Brooklyn Man

Two days after the man was shot and killed by a police officer in a housing project, critics of the New York Police Department demanded a thorough investigation into the shooting.






Bidding in Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion

Prices are likely to rise further because the auction has no definite end and could continue for days or weeks.






Ferguson: Unlawful Assembly Arrests in Ferguson

More demonstrators were arrested in Ferguson, Mo.






Roll Over, Mahler: U.S. Orchestras Are Shrinking

The current cost-cutting trend in American orchestras often means management seeks to fill slots with freelancers rather than full-timers.

Roll Over, Mahler: U.S. Orchestras Are Shrinking

The current cost-cutting trend in American orchestras often means management seeks to fill slots with freelancers rather than full-timers.






Opinionator | Couch: The ‘Rules’ of Psychotherapy

Would I talk to my patient about myself?

G.O.P.-Led Benghazi Panel Bolsters Administration

The House Intelligence Committee has joined previous panels in rejecting the most damning accusations about the handling of the 2012 attacks on American outposts.






News Analysis: Asia’s ‘Big Guy’ Spreads Cash and Seeks Influence in Pacific Region

As China seeks to assert itself as the dominant economic power and strategic partner in Asia, President Xi Jinping has visited Australia, New Zealand and Fiji bestowing largess.

In Iran Talks, U.S. Seeks to Prevent a Covert Weapon

Unstated during negotiations is the fear of a “sneakout,” the risk of a bomb being produced at an undetected facility, or built from fuel and components obtained from one of Iran’s few trading partners.

Pregnant Woman and 3 Others Die in Cleveland Shooting

The woman’s unborn child was also killed during the shooting at a house Friday that also injured the woman’s 9-year-old daughter, the police said Saturday.
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