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Students Say Racial Hostilities Simmered at Historic Boston Latin School

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 01:13
Two black students, employing YouTube videos and a hashtag, started a campaign to expose what they see as a hostile climate at Boston Latin School, a beacon of high achievement that was founded in 1635.









New Weapon to Fight Zika: The Mosquito

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 01:12
Genetically engineered, bacteria-infected and sterilized mosquitoes are among the cutting-edge weapons being tested against diseases like Zika and dengue, even as some experts say old-fashioned tools like DDT may be worth discussing.









The Latest: Cruz defends call to repeal health care law

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 01:03

MERRIMACK, New Hampshire (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 race for president on the final weekend of campaigning before Monday’s leadoff Iowa caucuses (all times local): 12 p.m. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is defending his call to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Cruz was confronted about the stance Saturday by an […]
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The Latest: Cruz defends call to repeal health care law

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 01:03

MERRIMACK, New Hampshire (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 race for president on the final weekend of campaigning before Monday’s leadoff Iowa caucuses (all times local): 12 p.m. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is defending his call to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Cruz was confronted about the stance Saturday by an […]
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The Latest: Cruz defends call to repeal health care law

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 01:03

MERRIMACK, New Hampshire (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 race for president on the final weekend of campaigning before Monday’s leadoff Iowa caucuses (all times local): 12 p.m. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is defending his call to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Cruz was confronted about the stance Saturday by an […]

Longshoremen back at ports in NY, NJ after surprise walkout

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:57

NEW YORK (AP) — Longshoremen are back at work in New York and New Jersey after a walkout that temporarily halted work at the busiest port on the East Coast. The International Longshoremen’s Association told members to start returning to work around 7 p.m. Friday, said union spokesman James McNamara. The longshoremen had walked off […]
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Longshoremen back at ports in NY, NJ after surprise walkout

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:57

NEW YORK (AP) — Longshoremen are back at work in New York and New Jersey after a walkout that temporarily halted work at the busiest port on the East Coast. The International Longshoremen’s Association told members to start returning to work around 7 p.m. Friday, said union spokesman James McNamara. The longshoremen had walked off […]
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Longshoremen back at ports in NY, NJ after surprise walkout

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:57

NEW YORK (AP) — Longshoremen are back at work in New York and New Jersey after a walkout that temporarily halted work at the busiest port on the East Coast. The International Longshoremen’s Association told members to start returning to work around 7 p.m. Friday, said union spokesman James McNamara. The longshoremen had walked off […]

Clinton, Kasich win New York Times endorsement in U.S. presidential race

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:53

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign stop at the Col Ballroom in Davenport, IowaThe New York Times's editorial board endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican John Kasich as they seek to become their parties' nominees in the U.S. presidential election, calling Clinton one of the most "deeply qualified presidential candidates in modern history." Clinton, a front-runner facing a strong challenge from Senator Bernie Sanders, and Kasich, who has only dimly registered in the polls, received the endorsements from one of the nation's largest newspapers two days before voters in Iowa hold the first nominating contest for the Nov. 8 election. "Mr Sanders does not have the breadth of experience or policy ideas that Mrs Clinton offers," the board wrote, after praising him for making important points about economic inequality and foreign policy.


Kasich 'only plausible choice' for Republican nomination: NY Times Board

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:52
(Reuters) - The New York Times Editorial Board on Saturday said Ohio Governor John Kasich was the "only plausible choice" in the race for the Republican nomination in the U.S. presidential election. The editorial board said that, while Kasich was an underdog, he had "been capable of compromise and believes in the ability of government to improve lives." It said that front-runner Donald Trump did not have experience of international issues or interest in learning about them. It said Ted Cruz would "say anything to win." (Reporting by Idrees Ali)

Coast Guard warns vessels to watch for debris

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:52

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — The Coast Guard captain in charge of ports in Oregon and southern Washington has set limits on deep-draft vessels near Coos Bay Harbor. Capt. Dan Travers issued the order late Friday over concerns that debris from a capsized vessel may be in the waters. The commercial fishing vessel Sara Jo went […]
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Coast Guard warns vessels to watch for debris

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:52

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — The Coast Guard captain in charge of ports in Oregon and southern Washington has set limits on deep-draft vessels near Coos Bay Harbor. Capt. Dan Travers issued the order late Friday over concerns that debris from a capsized vessel may be in the waters. The commercial fishing vessel Sara Jo went […]
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Coast Guard warns vessels to watch for debris

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:52

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — The Coast Guard captain in charge of ports in Oregon and southern Washington has set limits on deep-draft vessels near Coos Bay Harbor. Capt. Dan Travers issued the order late Friday over concerns that debris from a capsized vessel may be in the waters. The commercial fishing vessel Sara Jo went […]

Now deeply Christian, Cruz’s religion once wasn’t so obvious

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:51

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz sometimes sounds more like a preacher than a presidential candidate. But one biblical tenet he rarely evokes is tithing, a mandate that 10 percent of possessions be donated to God. That’s because tax records Cruz released between 2006 and 2010 show he and his wife donated less than 1 […]
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Now deeply Christian, Cruz’s religion once wasn’t so obvious

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:51

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz sometimes sounds more like a preacher than a presidential candidate. But one biblical tenet he rarely evokes is tithing, a mandate that 10 percent of possessions be donated to God. That’s because tax records Cruz released between 2006 and 2010 show he and his wife donated less than 1 […]
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Now deeply Christian, Cruz’s religion once wasn’t so obvious

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:51

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz sometimes sounds more like a preacher than a presidential candidate. But one biblical tenet he rarely evokes is tithing, a mandate that 10 percent of possessions be donated to God. That’s because tax records Cruz released between 2006 and 2010 show he and his wife donated less than 1 […]

Water crisis spurs calls to change Michigan open-records law

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:49

FILE - In a Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo,Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder delivers his State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. Snyder has released some, but not all, of his government emails related to Flint’s water emergency. The 274 pages cover 2014 and 2015. That includes the 18-month period during which the city switched its water source while under state financial management until it reconnected to Detroit’s system because of lead contamination blamed on state regulatory failures. Snyder has withheld the emails of others in the executive office along with his own emails from earlier. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Under fire for his administration's role in Flint's lead-tainted water emergency, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder did something that would be legally required in most other states by releasing his government emails related to the crisis.


Water crisis spurs calls to change Michigan open-records law

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:49

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Under fire for his administration’s role in Flint’s lead-tainted water emergency, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder did something that would be legally required in most other states by releasing his government emails related to the crisis. He did not release them all, however. The 274 pages cover 2014 and 2015, including an […]
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Water crisis spurs calls to change Michigan open-records law

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:49

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Under fire for his administration’s role in Flint’s lead-tainted water emergency, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder did something that would be legally required in most other states by releasing his government emails related to the crisis. He did not release them all, however. The 274 pages cover 2014 and 2015, including an […]
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Water crisis spurs calls to change Michigan open-records law

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:49

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Under fire for his administration’s role in Flint’s lead-tainted water emergency, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder did something that would be legally required in most other states by releasing his government emails related to the crisis. He did not release them all, however. The 274 pages cover 2014 and 2015, including an […]