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Anthony Lewis of Cambridge, New York Times journalist, 85 - Boston Herald

Tuesday 26 March 2013

NPR Anthony Lewis of Cambridge, New York Times journalist, 85 Boston Herald Anthony Lewis of Cambridge, a former newspaper reporter and longtime New York Times columnist who won Pulitzer Prizes in 1955 and 1963, died yesterday at his home. Mr. Lewis died in his sleep from complications of renal and.. Read more

Seller cancels Mark Kelly assault weapon buy - CBS News

Tuesday 26 March 2013

CBS News Seller cancels Mark Kelly assault weapon buy CBS News TUCSON, Ariz. The owner of a Tucson gun store where former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband purchased a semi-automatic rifle has canceled the transaction. Doug MacKinlay said Monday that a full refund was sent to Mark Kelly via.. Read more

Rutgers professor running for President of Iran - USA TODAY

Tuesday 26 March 2013

Montreal Gazette Rutgers professor running for President of Iran USA TODAY A Rutgers University professor wants to be president of Iran. Hooshang Amirahmadi declared his intentions last year and is hopscotching the globe to bolster his name recognition and raise money. (March 26). Post to Facebook .. Read more

After taking hit in the polls, Obama pivots back to immigration reform - The Hill

Tuesday 26 March 2013

CBS News After taking hit in the polls, Obama pivots back to immigration reform The Hill The White House hopes to bolster President Obama's political standing by shifting attention from the bruising budget battles of the last month to immigration reform and gun control. Democrats welcome the pi.. Read more

Another Affirmative Action Case - Inside Higher Ed

Tuesday 26 March 2013

San Francisco Chronicle Another Affirmative Action Case Inside Higher Ed WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a second case involving affirmative action in higher education -- even before it has issued a ruling on the other case that it has considered this term. The justices agreed.. Read more

Bachmann Is Subject of Ethics Investigation - New York Times (blog)

Tuesday 26 March 2013

The Seattle Times Bachmann Is Subject of Ethics Investigation New York Times (blog) WASHINGTON — Representative Michelle Bachmann, Republican of Minnesota, is the subject of an ethics investigation examining allegations of wrongdoing that emerged in the aftermath of her failed bid for the Republica.. Read more

Christie, Cerf & Co. Take the Reins of Camden Public Schools - NJ Spotlight

Tuesday 26 March 2013

ABC News Christie, Cerf & Co. Take the Reins of Camden Public Schools NJ Spotlight It's called an “intervention” instead of a “takeover,” and there was lots of talk yesterday about partnership and cooperation. But make no mistake, Gov. Chris Christie and his administration are primed to exercis.. Read more

SD Sen. Tim Johnson retirement opens door for GOP - The Associated Press

Tuesday 26 March 2013

Philly.com SD Sen. Tim Johnson retirement opens door for GOP The Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The anticipated retirement announcement from South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson gives Republicans one of their best chances of picking up a seat in their quest to regain control, as the veteran mod.. Read more

3 people stabbed in Pa. Target store; man arrested - USA TODAY

Tuesday 26 March 2013

Daily Mail 3 people stabbed in Pa. Target store; man arrested USA TODAY PITTSBURGH (AP) — A knife-wielding man being chased after a fight ran into a Target store Monday, slashing two men and stabbing and seriously injuring a 16-year-old girl, authorities said. The suspect ran into the store in the .. Read more

Bill Clinton backs Wendy Greuel in LA mayoral race - Los Angeles Times

Monday 25 March 2013

abc7.com Bill Clinton backs Wendy Greuel in LA mayoral race Los Angeles Times Former President Bill Clinton on Monday endorsed Wendy Greuel for Los Angeles mayor, saying the city controller's proven track record makes her the right candidate to confront the city's problems. “In her many yea.. Read more

Colorado governor to sign gun controls into law - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Tuesday 19 March 2013

New York Times Colorado governor to sign gun controls into law Seattle Post Intelligencer DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign legislation Wednesday that sets limits on ammunition magazines and expands background checks for firearms, marking a Democratic victory in a state where .. Read more

Justices appear divided on Arizona voting law - Washington Post

Tuesday 19 March 2013

ABC News Justices appear divided on Arizona voting law Washington Post Supreme Court justices seemed split Monday on whether a federal law intended to streamline voter-registration procedures means that states may not attach additional requirements, such as proof of citizenship. The federal registr.. Read more

Hillary Clinton's gay marriage stance sparks 2016 rumors - NBCNews.com

Tuesday 19 March 2013

San Francisco Chronicle Hillary Clinton's gay marriage stance sparks 2016 rumors NBCNews.com Hillary Clinton's announcement that she supports gay marriage is now fueling speculation that she might run for president again in 2016. NBC's Kristen Welker reports. Share This: facebook &middo.. Read more

Sources: NY budget to include $9 min wage - Wall Street Journal

Tuesday 19 March 2013

New York Daily News Sources: NY budget to include $9 min wage Wall Street Journal ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials speaking on the condition of anonymity say New York's budget is expected to include a $9 an hour minimum wage and $700 million in new business tax cuts with some directed to middle-c.. Read more

Judge rules 3 from San Diego-area sex bondage ring to stand trial in killing of ... - Idaho Press-Tr..

Tuesday 19 March 2013

NBC 7 San Diego Judge rules 3 from San Diego-area sex bondage ring to stand trial in killing of ... Idaho Press-Tribune VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Judge rules 3 from San Diego-area sex bondage ring to stand trial in killing of Marine's wife. © 2013 Idaho Press-Tribune. All rights reserved. This mater.. Read more

Larger tragedy averted in Orlando? - NBCNews.com

Tuesday 19 March 2013

TIME Larger tragedy averted in Orlando? NBCNews.com Police discovered a handgun, a rifle and a backpack with four improvised explosive devices, in the room of the University of Central Florida student who shot himself to death. There was also evidence that a broader attack may have been planned, po.. Read more

A Justice Dept. Official Is Named to Lead Labor - New York Times

Tuesday 19 March 2013

U.S. News & World Report A Justice Dept. Official Is Named to Lead Labor New York Times WASHINGTON — With a few confirmation victories in his pocket, President Obama decided Monday to press ahead with another cabinet nominee in defiance of Republican opposition as he tapped an assertive civil right.. Read more

Priebus defends ex-chief of staff on money - Politico

Tuesday 19 March 2013

Politico Priebus defends ex-chief of staff on money Politico Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on Monday defended the party's former chief of staff over questions about whether he personally profited when the phone-vendor firm he co-founded was retained by the GOP and Mitt R.. Read more

FBI Says It Has Clues in '90 Boston Art Theft - New York Times

Tuesday 19 March 2013

New York Times FBI Says It Has Clues in '90 Boston Art Theft New York Times It was one of the most brazen art thefts in history. Two thieves, posing as police officers, prevailed on the night watchman at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to let them in. After tying him up, and a leis.. Read more

A Focus on 3 Encounters in a Stop-and-Frisk Trial - New York Times

Tuesday 19 March 2013

New York Times A Focus on 3 Encounters in a Stop-and-Frisk Trial New York Times The first time the police stopped and then frisked him on his block in the Bronx, David Floyd remembered wanting only “to get home” and “be in my own space.” The second time it happened, Mr. Floyd testified, he was left.. Read more