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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
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Big change to frequent flyer programs
My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
Mark Berman, J. Freedom du Lac, Elahe Izadi and Brady Dennis
The patient arrived from Liberia on Sept. 20 and showed symptoms four days later. The CDC said the infection will be contained, but others who came into contact could develop Ebola.
Health officials confirmed the first known case in the U.S. on Tuesday.
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The White House, diversity at the Capitol and UNAVOIDABLE DESPAIR.
Mark Berman, Brady Dennis and Elahe Izadi
Man who flew from Liberia to Dallas this month; officials say the United States is ready to handle the virus.
The agency’s director was bombarded during a House committee hearing.
Carol D. Leonnig
The security contractor got close to the president two weeks ago, violating Secret Service protocols, according to three people familiar with the incident.
A roundup of business news from around the world.
A hedge fund said the government was taking too much, at the expense of private investors.
The subject lines of frantic e-mails might sound like lyrics to a moody ballad, but party strategists insist that they work.
A roundup of news from across the nation.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
The Florida congressman has an ADT system, he says, so why doesn’t the White House?
Wesley Lowery and Carol D. Leonnig
Julia Pierson faced hard-edged questioning, from Democrats and Republicans, as House lawmakers called for an independent investigation.
Amy Ellis Nutt
The National Institutes of Health announced $46 million in grants for 58 projects on brain research.
Carol Morello and Katie Zezima
Obama and India’s prime minister visited the memorial to Martin Luther King Jr., who was inspired by Gandhi.
Donna St. George
Montgomery County report: Students of color make up two-thirds of enrollment; most teachers are white.
What to do when you get unsolicited calls, if you don’t have the nerve to toy with the scammers.
The State Department is reviewing more than 4,000 applications for 2015, up from just dozens.
Before the release of the Goldman tapes, Americans could only conjecture how the Fed and other regulators had allowed the conditions that led to the financial crisis. But now we know.
New Delhi will participate in talks on limiting heat-trapping HFC gases and take steps toward renewable fuels.
They have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.
The provider of enriched uranium for nuclear reactors has less debt and a new name after legal proceedings.
The difference in money outlay is stark.
Al Kamen and Spencer Hsu
Judge rules that Craig improperly diverted campaign funds to pay for his legal fees in the case.
Julia A. Pierson might need more than a bulletproof vest to protect her job security as Secret Service director after the shots she took from members of Congress Tuesday.
Cities with gun laws that are stronger than the state’s could be forced to pay for lawsuits filed by the NRA.
One in three women will have an abortion by the time they are 45. Very few women in office have admitted to being among them.
Jonathan H. Adler
A federal district court in Oklahoma endorses Halbig v. Burwell and concludes the PPACA only authorizes tax credits for the purchase of insurance in exchanges “established by the State.“
Brandon Coats, who is a quadriplegic and licensed to use medical marijuana, was fired in 2010 by Dish Network after testing positive for marijuana.
The Texas Governor campaigns in New York. And thinks about shoes.
Rep. John Mica temporarily turns congressional hearing into security system infomercial.
A look at how often threats have led to arrests, reported by the media since the 1970s.
Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo was sentenced to 10 years in prison for lacing the coffee of another doctor at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas.
At rival rallies near White House, groups show their oppositional feelings for Narendra Modi.
It’s hard to turn on the news without hearing voters being negative about campaign ads.
Link to my Stanford University Press blog post on the Hobby Lobby decision and its implications for religious freedom and the rights of people organized as corporations.
There were some heated moments Tuesday when Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about two security breaches at the White House, one in 2011 and one less than two weeks ago.
There are two main reasons.
Michael Alison Chandler
WTU president says they want to work more closely with the next administration — whoever wins.
One-quarter of Democrats have offered a more nuanced position, according to an exhaustive new study.
It’s another variable in a system overflowing with them.
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