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The issue is a natural for the sport born on frozen ponds, the league commissioner said.
A prosecutor said Christopher Manney was justified in shooting Dontre Hamilton 14 times in an April confrontation.
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Cecilia Kang, Drew Harwell and Brian Fung
The blackout came days after President Obama promised a response to country’s alleged hack of Sony.
But, no, it’s likely not illegal or tortious to distribute it, even if a child sees it and copies what the protagonist is doing.
A roundup of business news from around the world.
The New York mayor called for unity and urged the residents of the tension-ridden city to “put aside political debates and protests” and to focus on supporting the officers’ families.
City makes a risky bet with luxury construction boom on land that is vulnerable of climate change.
Those calling for a new federal criminal investigation as a result of a Senate report are forgetting history.
The poor performance comes at a time when many factors should be working in favor of home sales.
Jerry Markon and Peter Hermann
With police-community relations already strained by nationwide protests, New York’s mayor faces intense criticism amid concerns about more anti-police violence.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
We look at the loopiest stories of a loopy year.
Robert Costa and Paul Kane
The New York Republican originally pleaded not guilty to federal charges handed down in April.
After National Cathedral School girls detail incidents, some St. Albans boys write ‘inappropriate’ replies.
They say a change in strategy is on the horizon as a movement they helped build expands nationally.
School in Maine says it will cover all expenses.
The ubiquitous glowing devices may be affecting sleep patterns more than first thought.
The fine against the French rail and power giant is the largest ever under U.S. foreign anticorruption law.
Retiring Senator Carl Levin(D-Mich.) reflects on his time as chair of the Armed Services Committee, watching the county go to war, twice, and the eventual repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell.'
Trees, donors and Googling names.
White House counsel says it’s in the “public interest” to have Marty Paone on staff.
Sony has blamed theater owners for the cancelled release of the controversial movie, “The Interview.“
The increasing number of amateur drone operators is raising concerns about safety.
Legislatures and governors would have to implement massive tax increases and spending cuts just to tread water, the government watchdog found.
Describing symptoms can be hard, but careful reports can save you from unnecessary tests and treatments.
A look at more than three dozen state holiday trees.
Sandra G. Boodman
By all rights, Dana Deighton should be dead by now. At least that’s what her doctors told her.
How Sunlight Foundation teamed up with the party game for horrible people.
Engineers are racing to come up with robots that could help out in disaster areas. Right now they get stuck.
Jill U. Adams
The answer seems to lie in moderation: If you drink regular, small amounts, weight gain is not an issue.
Important to northern ecosystems, reindeer populations are dropping due to inbreeding, poaching.
What specific steps Eric Holder should take to help restore trust in the “thin blue line” that keeps us all safe.
Save a spot on next year’s reading list for these upcoming books.
What a year!
Teachers are inundated with things to do in the classroom that take them away from the real stuff of teaching, an educator says.
The Jaguar Corridor in Central and South America is designed to give the stealthy big cats room to roam.
64% of Americans aged 16-19 support “free” health care.
The family holiday had become oppressive; I needed to make my own memories.
Neil Mitchell and Sabine Carey
Why self-defense forces are usually a bad idea
Why should you have to battle traffic? A designer imagines a drastically different future.
There will never be a peaceful solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict so long as the Arab side pretends that Jews have no ties to the Land of Israel.
Obama’s opening to Cuba reminds us of the foolishness of treating the phrase, “Only Nixon could go to China,” as some sort of political wisdom.
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