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Truck Convoy Returns to Russia From Ukraine

The swift return of more than 260 trucks that delivered food and medicine to Luhansk appeared to be a public relations victory for President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.






City Room: Live Coverage of Eric Garner Rally on Staten Island

Protesters are marching against aggressive policing following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being placed in a chokehold during an arrest. Follow live coverage of the march.






Applied Science: Yes, Flexible Hours Ease Stress. But Is Everyone on Board?

A study shows that working from home can make you happier. Face time at the office, however, has value, too.

The Ethics of Buying Stocks

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Executions in Gaza Are a Warning to Spies

Witnesses said more than a dozen were killed in what was seen as a message to potential informants after Israel’s assassination of three militant leaders.






Emails Show Bigger Fund-Raising Role for Wisconsin Leader

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 22:11
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin played a greater role than previously known in arranging for wealthy contributors to donate to a conservative organization, according to court documents.






Legal Woes of Owners Help Put the Plaza Back in Play

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 22:08
Though the Sultan of Brunei denied putting down $2 billion to buy the Manhattan landmark and two other high-end hotels, the Plaza’s tangled ownership history appears set to take a new turn.

Lennon’s Killer Is Again Denied Parole

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 21:45
Mark David Chapman, 59, is serving a sentence of 20 years to life in prison for the 1980 murder of John Lennon in Manhattan.






Administration Proposes New Health Rules Addressing Religious Objections

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 21:16
The Obama administration on Friday offered compromises intended to address objections by some nonprofit groups and private companies over providing contraceptive coverage.






The Saturday Profile: American’s Star Power Unrivaled in Japan

News: The New York Times, Most emailed - Fri, 2014-08-22 21:07
David Spector, with his bleach-blond hair and ability to deliver one-liners in flawless Japanese, has been a fixture in Japan’s often raucous talk-show world for 30 years.

The Saturday Profile: American’s Star Power Unrivaled in Japan

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 21:07
David Spector, with his bleach-blond hair and ability to deliver one-liners in flawless Japanese, has been a fixture in Japan’s often raucous talk-show world for 30 years.

Despite Similar Shooting, Los Angeles’s ‘Bank of Trust’ Tempers Reaction

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 21:06
The shootings were similar — an unarmed black man killed by the police — but efforts by the department and local leaders in Los Angeles led to less violence than in Missouri.

Florida Judge Deals a Blow to Democrats on Districting

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:48
After the Republican-led Legislature’s map was ruled unconstitutional last month, a slightly modified version is approved, but the 2014 election will proceed under the old map.






Op-Ed Columnist: Lessons Not Learned

News: The New York Times, Most emailed - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:46
The S.&L. crisis could have helped us avoid the financial crisis.

Op-Ed Columnist: Lessons From the Trial of Bob McDonnell

News: The New York Times, Most emailed - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:28
Who’s been following the trial of Bob McDonnell in Virginia and knows what FLOVA means?

U.S. Officials and Experts at Odds on Threat Posed by ISIS

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:28
With the rapid advance of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the rhetoric the Obama administration is using to describe the danger the group poses to the United States has escalated.

Key Factor in Police Shootings: ‘Reasonable Fear’

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:22
A host of outside factors, from an officer’s perception of a threat to the suspect’s behavior and even his size, can emerge as mitigating or damning.

Abduction Case Tests Limits of Amish Ties to Modern World

News: The New York Times, Most emailed - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:20
The kidnapping of two girls in Oswegatchie, N.Y., highlighted the challenges the Amish face by adhering to a 19th-century lifestyle in a 21st-century world.

U.S. Faces Suit Over Tactics at Immigrant Detention Center

News: The New York Times, Top stories - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:12
Civil rights groups claim that the government committed due process violations against women and children held for deportation at a detention center in New Mexico.
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