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U.S. Adds 321,000 Jobs; Jobless Rate Stays 5.8 Percent

Friday, December 05, 2014

Employers hired at the strongest pace in nearly three years, a sign the U.S. is outperforming other major economies.

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Lawyer: No Indictment For Officer In NYC Chokehold Death

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A grand jury has declined to indict a white police officer on criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in July.

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Appeals Court Halts Texas Execution

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A federal appeals court granted a reprieve less than eight hours before condemned killer Scott Panetti was set to receive a lethal injection.

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'Birdman' Takes Top Award At Gotham Awards

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The showbiz satire "Birdman" won best film at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, along with best actor for its star, Michael Keaton.

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Voices Of 20th Century Poets Come Alive Once More

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Researchers are using new technology to restore broken records and bring the voices of poets — silent for most of a century — back to life.

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U.K. To Curb Benefits For Legal Immigrants

Friday, November 28, 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron says migrants from Europe will have to leave if they don't get a job within six months.

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America's Black Friday Craziness Has Crossed The Pond

Friday, November 28, 2014

The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.

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Mystery Writer P.D. James Dies At 94

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The English crime novelist is credited with bringing realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story.

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Ferguson Decision: No Indictment

Monday, November 24, 2014

A grand jury has decided not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old.

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Judge: Confession Can Be Used in Etan Patz Trial

Monday, November 24, 2014

A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators two years ago that he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 1979, a judge ruled Monday.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Resigns

Monday, November 24, 2014

Hagel stepped down under pressure amid multiple foreign policy crises, including the rise of the Islamic State group.

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Key Elements Of Obama's Actions On Immigration

Friday, November 21, 2014

The sweeping changes could shield nearly 5 million people from deportation, without going through Congress.

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Met Opera Ends Season with $22 Million Deficit

Friday, November 21, 2014

But the opera company said Thursday that steps including new labor contracts are expected to bring in enough savings to balance the budgets in 2015 and 2016.
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Mike Nichols, Renowned Film and Theater Director, Dies at 83

Thursday, November 20, 2014

WNYC
The director behind such stage and screen hits as "The Graduate" and "Monty Python's Spamalot" died Wednesday. In 2012, he spoke at The Greene Space with Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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Brooklyn Prosecutor Lynch Is Obama's U.S. Attorney General Candidate

Friday, November 07, 2014

Loretta Lynch would be the first African American woman in the position.

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Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Approved By Judge

Friday, November 07, 2014

The bankruptcy plan includes cutting pensions, erasing billions of dollars of debt and promising nearly $2 billion in better services.

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Special Coverage: Remarks From President Obama And Sen. McConnell

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Here & Now is providing special coverage of these two news conferences, from 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern time.

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Giant Bit Drills Subway Car

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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The construction drill bit pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens, coming into contact with an occupied train a short distance away from a station platform.
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Biking While Quarantined

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox defied Maine's mandatory isolation again Thursday when she went on a bike ride with her boyfriend.

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Fed Keeps Rate At Record Low, Ends Bond Buying

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

As expected, the Federal Reserve is ending a bond purchase program that was intended to keep long-term rates low.

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