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Sunday November 23, 2014
The officer and his partner were patrolling the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York when the man was shot, and Mayor Bill de Blasio said, “This is a tragedy.”
We’ve scoured the nation for recipes that evoke each of the 50 states (and D.C. and Puerto Rico). These are our picks for the feast. Dig in, then tell us yours.
David Krone, a former cable executive who works for the Senate majority leader, astonished even veteran Capitol Hill staff members this month by criticizing President Obama on the record.
From Tokyo to Paris, California to Hong Kong, I hit all 13 stops on that magical circuit. Here’s what I saw and learned along the way.
President Obama’s order would allow American forces to carry out missions against the Taliban and other militant groups threatening American troops or the Afghan government, sources said.
Today’s immigrants are the same as our parents and grandparents were. President Obama is doing the decent thing with his immigration initiative.
Most people who drink too much are not alcoholics, suggesting that they can be helped more easily than previously believed, a new government study shows.
There’s a strong case for it. But that doesn’t make it a good idea.
The British government refused to grant a visa to Julien Blanc, a 25-year-old American, after a public outcry over his abusive techniques.
The model may not yet be as famous as her big sister Kim Kardashian. But she’s working on it.
Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” illustrates how modern science has changed the way we look at love, philosophy and religion.
The legal action focuses on President Obama’s use of executive powers and on how the administration has handled the Affordable Care Act.
Speaker John A. Boehner said that President Obama had “chosen to deliberately sabotage any chance of enacting bipartisan reforms that he claims to seek.”
We despise them – yet we imbue them with our hopes and dreams, our dearest memories, our deepest meanings. They unlock much more than our accounts.
Some former protesters said they were unsure if they would again join the demonstrations that are expected after a grand jury decides whether to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, 18.
In a conversation intercepted by American investigators, the official suggested that his government was receiving secrets from a prominent former diplomat with the State Department.
On the occasion of the release of their new albums this month, the offspring of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith sat down with T for their first-ever joint interview.
An interactive map showing nationwide migration patterns in the United States since 1900.
President Obama displayed years of frustration with congressional gridlock as he asserted the powers of the Oval Office to reshape the nation’s immigration system.
The plan would grant as many as five million unauthorized immigrants temporary reprieve from deportation and provide many of them with authorization to work in the U.S.
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