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Security in Ferguson Is Tightened After Night of Unrest

The New York Times - 5 hours 56 min ago
Gov. Jay Nixon deployed 2,200 troops to Ferguson, Mo., in an effort to avoid a repetition of Monday night’s violence, and broadly expanded their role in keeping the peace.

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Tensions brew in Ferguson

FOX News - 5 hours 57 min ago
Residents and business owners around the Ferguson, Mo. area remained vigilant Tuesday evening for displays of the lawlessness that ravaged the city 24 hours earlier.
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National Briefing | Washington: Schumer Criticizes Timing of Affordable Care Act

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:38pm
Senator Charles E. Schumer, Democrat of New York, said Tuesday that it was a political mistake to pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010 because voters were looking instead for relief from the recession.

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Obama Faces Protests in Chicago That Immigration Plan Is Too Meager

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:21pm
Expecting a receptive audience, President Obama instead pared down a speech in Chicago on his immigration overhaul as protesters shouted for even more relief.

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Officers order protesters off streets of Ferguson after police car torched, tensions escalate

FOX News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:11pm
Officers have ordered protesters off Ferguson streets after what had been several hours of largely peaceful demonstrations.
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Arkansas, Mississippi overturn gay marriage bans

FOX News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:11pm
Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals.
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'Black lives matter,' protesters insist in fresh round of Ferguson demos

CNN - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:59pm
Hours after protests over the grand jury decision in Michael Brown's death rocked Ferguson, Missouri, people across the country took to the streets to voice their anger again Tuesday.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Minnesota: 2 Accused of Trying to Aid Terror Group

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:44pm
Two Minnesota men have been charged with conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State group.

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Thousands Protesting Ferguson Decision Block Traffic in New York City

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:12pm
There were rallies in dozens of cities across the country in response to a grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Listening Post: For Former Embassy Hostages, a Special Interest in Iran Talks

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:09pm
For the 39 Americans still alive who were held captive in Tehran for 444 days from 1979 to 1981, there has been no financial compensation from Iran and financial deals to extend the nuclear talks add to their anguish.
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After Ferguson Announcement, a Racial Divide Remains Over Views of Justice

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:06pm
Although whites and blacks have much more contact than they did decades ago, it appears that in some ways they go home to different worlds.

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U.N. Urges Protection of Privacy in Digital Era

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:05pm
The United Nations adopted a resolution that signaled growing international attention on the issue of digital privacy, which it described as a human right.
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Rescue Plan for a Marooned Miami Stadium

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:45pm
City officials and a private group agree on the need to renovate the modernist Miami Marine Stadium, seen as quintessential Miami, capturing the city’s playful nature and brash aspirations.

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White House Memo: Hagel’s Departure Bears Little Likeness to Rumsfeld’s Removal

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:31pm
Despite similar timing, after a disastrous midterm election, the exit of President Obama’s defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, did not represent the same kind of shift in policy that Donald H. Rumsfeld’s departure did.

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National Briefing | Health: Study Finds Most With H.I.V. Don’t Take Medicine

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:21pm
Just 30 percent of Americans with H.I.V. have the virus in check, putting others at risk of infection, health officials said Tuesday.

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National Briefing | Military: Group Seeks to Restore Retirement Pay for Army Officers

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:19pm
A bipartisan group of 15 senators has asked the Army to change a policy that strips some soldiers of their officer-retirement pay if the Army-wide draw down forces them to retire.

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National Briefing | Plains: Oklahoma: 3-Year-Old Finds Gun and Kills Mother

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:14pm
A Tulsa woman was fatally shot in the head by her 3-year-old son, who had come across a handgun in their home, the police said on Tuesday.

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National Briefing | Rockies: Utah: Deal Scraps Parts of Immigration Law

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:12pm
The state has agreed to scrap key provisions in its 2011 immigration law and put limits on another in a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Ferguson protesters rally across US for second day

FOX News - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:10pm
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.
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U.S.-Led Raid Rescues Eight Held in Yemen

The New York Times - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:08pm
The freed captives were six Yemeni citizens, a Saudi and an Ethiopian, who were unharmed, Yemeni officials said in a statement.

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