Before New Hampshire primary, Trump campaign shows mellower side
By James Oliphant PLYMOUTH, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came to the small town of Plymouth in the New Hampshire mountains on Sunday and promised to lower prescription drug prices, improve education and help heroin addicts
MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant
Beyonce's Super Bowl show bringing both praise and criticism
A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce's
FBI agent says evidence manipulated in Baltimore 'Serial' hearing
Adnan Syed, 35, is serving a life
California grants driver's licenses to 605,000 undocumented
Some 605,000 undocumented immigrants who
U.S. stepping up push for ceasefire, aid in Syria: officials
U.S., South Korea, Japan military chiefs to consult on North Korea: U.S. officials
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States top military commander will discuss North Koreas latest satellite launch with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts this week as part of efforts to strengthen military ties between the three countries,
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Police and vendors clash in Hong Kong
Police have clashed with protesters in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong as street vendors tried to stop an operation to close illegal food stalls.
Tokyo shares follow Europe and US falls
Tokyo shares fall sharply in early trading on Tuesday, following the trends set in Europe and the US.
Viewpoint: Brain tanning and the alchemy of road kill
What one woman did with a kangaroo carcass
VIDEO: Meet the world's oldest powerlifter
Danish pensioner is worlds oldest licensed powerlifter
When is a theory 'just a theory'?
Why its wrong to call evolution just a theory
Is self-publishing coming of age?
How easy is it for authors to self-publish?
Sikh barred from flight 'over turban'
Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia claims he was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight because of his turban.
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Clinton on rumors: We'll take stock
Hillary Clinton, facing a a tougher than anticipated challenge for the Democratic presidential nomination from Bernie Sanders, is preparing to take a new look at her campaign structure, she said Monday.
'X-Men' actress welcomes baby
See which celebrities are expecting additions to their families.
Lena Dunham: I'll 'rest' due to illness
In a Facebook message, Lean Dunham, star and producer of the HBO series Girls, told fans that she was going to be taking some time off to rest because of her endometriosis, a condition most common in women in their
Clear leaders in N.H. polls
Donald Trump continues to lead the Republican race in New Hampshire on the eve of the vote, the final CNN/WMUR tracking poll finds.
Screen all teens for depression?
All primary care doctors, including pediatricians and family physicians, should screen adolescents routinely for depression, new recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said, and those doctors should have a system in place to connect young people to treatment
Axelrod on Clintons: Maybe it's you
David Axelrod, the former top political adviser to President Barack Obama, said Monday that Hillary Clintons inner circle should accept more responsibility for the candidates struggles.
Bloomberg: I'm considering '16 bid
Michael Bloomberg says he is considering running for president of the United States, a move that would dramatically shake up an already chaotic 2016 race.
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OBAMACARE WASTE Subsidies given to illegal immigrants could be lost
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FBI says Clinton email investigation remains 'ongoing' - Bill Clinton ramps up attacks on Sande(...)
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More registered drone operators than registered planes, FAA says
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California issues 650,000 driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants in 2015
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Despite defeat, NYC mayor vows to revive horse carriage deal
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OFF WITHOUT A BANG Open carry in Texas proves 'much ado about nothing'
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Jackman's health scare
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Witness in CBC assault trial says she misled police
The third witness at the sexual assault trial of a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host acknowledged she deliberately misled police when she didn’t tell them that she engaged in some sexual activity after the alleged assault took place.
Stronger regional coordination can counter Africa extremism
Violent extremist groups and their affiliates are collaborating more in northern Africa, and regional forces must be built up and supported with deeper intelligence sharing to counter the increasing threat of attacks, the head of the U.S. military’s Special Operations
Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls
Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year celebration has descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies.
Mexico names new heads of Pemex, health, social security
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has announced several Cabinet changes, including the naming of a new head of the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos.
US peacekeeping expert to coordinate sexual abuse response
Jane Holl Lute, a U.S. security expert who has held top posts in U.N. peacekeeping, was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday to coordinate improvements in the United Nations’ response to allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers.
Prosecutors say gunmen kidnapped reporter in southern Mexico
A reporter was dragged from her home by armed assailants before dawn Monday in southern Mexico and had not been seen since, authorities said.
Syria attacks stir humanitarian response as thousands flee
The U.N.’s emergency relief coordinator says his organization and humanitarian partners are working to provide food, water and medical aid as a Syrian government offensive in Aleppo sends tens of thousands fleeing toward the border with Turkey.
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FBI agent says evidence manipulated in Baltimore 'Serial' hearing
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - An FBI agent on Monday accused lawyers for a convicted murderer of manipulating cell phone records in their bid to win a retrial for the Maryland slaying made famous by the podcast Serial.
National Security Agency merging offensive, defensive hacking operations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.
Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg says eyeing 2016 run for president: FT
(Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he is considering running for U.S. president in 2016, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
U.S. stepping up push for ceasefire, aid in Syria: officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will push to secure an immediate Syrian ceasefire and aid for civilians ahead of a crucial meeting in Munich this week as he seeks to keep a fragile peace process alive,
Verizon enlists AOL CEO to explore Yahoo deal: Bloomberg
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Incs assets, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the situation.
Trump versus Jeb in New Hampshire on day before crucial primary
MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - White House hopefuls Donald Trump and Jeb Bush opened political hostilities on Monday as Republican and Democratic candidates stormed across New Hampshire in a final flurry of events before the states crucial first-in-the-nation primary.
Woman who accused Bill Clinton of assault to campaign against Hillary presidential run
NEW YORK (Reuters) - One of the women who has accused former U.S. President Bill Clinton of sexual assault says she has agreed to work for an anti-Clinton political group being formed by a former advisor to Republican presidential candidate
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John Kasich's 2016 hopes rest on New Hampshire
John Kasich is preparing for perhaps the biggest day of his political life.       
ISIL wife charged in U.S. hostage death
Wife of dead ISIL leader charged in death of U.S. hostage Kayla Mueller.       
White House pushes back against Super Bowl ad
An ad raising awareness of opioid side effects could fuel addiction, McDonough says.       
Italian wife faces prison after husband complains she didn't do housework
The husband accused her of “bad management of domestic affairs,” The Telegraph reports.       
Survey: Millennials feel 'financially fragile'
Oh, oh: Poor financial decisions threaten your economic aspirations and security.       
Sanders, Trump favored among N.H. lunch crowd
We listen in on conversations among customers at the Washington General Store.       
How Beyonce became the Super Bowl 50 MVP
Out of the loop today? Weve got what you missed.       
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North Korean Satellite Flew Over Super Bowl 50
North Koreas newest satellite passed almost right over Levis Stadium just an hour after Super Bowl 50 ended.
Sikh Actor Says He Wasn't Allowed on Flight Over Turban
Sikh-American designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia said he was not allowed to board his Aeroméxico flight Monday morning because of his turban.
Video Shows Somali Plane Bomber Being Handed Laptop
Somalia has released CCTV footage which shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber.
Gunmen Kidnap Female Reporter in Southern Mexico
Crime-beat reporter Anabel Flores Salazar was kidnapped in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz at about 2 a.m. Monday, officials said.
The Monkey Has Arrived: Chinese Welcome New Year
Chinese around the world rang in the Year of the Monkey on Feb. 8.
How Does Zika Spread? 6 Things You Need to Know
Brazilian authorities have advised pregnant partygoers at Carnival, the riotous celebration that has come to symbolize Brazil, not to kiss strangers,
Twittersphere Roasts Tim Cook Over Blurry Super Bowl Pic
If youre going to share a picture taken by your flagship product with two million followers, you better make sure its a good one.
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How to Watch the Democratic Debate
Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders will debate Thursday at 9 p.m. Eastern time on MSNBC. Here’s how to follow it.
How the Government Classifies Secrets
The government protects information deemed critical to national security using a classification system based on how much damage could be caused if it were leaked.
Obama to Propose a $10-a-Barrel Fee on Oil
The proposal, to be included in the administration’s budget request, is part of its effort to fight climate change. The revenue would be spent on highway infrastructure and research.
Film Review: Review: In ‘Hail, Caesar!’ the Coens Revisit Old Hollywood
Joel and Ethan Coen meander in and around their Tinseltown dream factory cracking jokes in a film set a decade after Barton Fink’s meltdown.
Young Democrats Flock to Bernie Sanders, Spurning Hillary Clinton’s Polish and Poise
Armies of young supporters are turning what seemed like a long-shot presidential candidacy by Mr. Sanders, who has a certain unpolished appeal, into a surprisingly competitive campaign.
Hillary Clinton Raises Her Voice, and a Debate Over Speech and Sexism Rages
Mrs. Clinton’s oratory skills have been thrust into the spotlight in recent days in a heated debate about women, sexism and public speaking.
In the Democratic Debate, Here’s What to Look For
In the last Democratic debate before New Hampshire’s primary, reporters from The Times will watch how Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton explain their proposals and attack each other.
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Ted Nugent Posts Anti-Semitic Facebook Message About Gun Control
The Anti-Defamation League called on him to remove it
U.N. Agency Issues New Standards for Commercial Air Emissions
Air travel accounts of 3% of global carbon emissions
Latest Polls Show Trump and Sanders Leading New Hampshire
Both candidates have significant leads within their parties
Syrian Regime Hits Turning Point in War Against Rebels
Which could lead to even more bloodshed
ISIS Leader’s Widow Charged in Kayla Mueller’s Death
The Department of Justice says Umm Sayyaf participated in a conspiracy that resulted in Muellers death
The Super Bowl Helps Teach Us It’s OK for Men to Cry
We all need to project the right messages about guys and feelings
Loretta Lynch Will Visit 6 Cities to Highlight Police Achievements
She will praise departments that serve as role models
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Christopher Loeb, at center of Burke corruption case, charged with harassment
The man at the center of an investigation that landed Suffolk Countys former top uniformed cop in federal jail on corruption charges has been arrested for domestic violence, police said.
Goldie Hawn in talks to play Amy Schumer's mom, report says
Academy Award-winner Goldie Hawn might come out of retirement to play the mother of Amy Schumers character in an as-yet-untitled kidnapping comedy from 20th Century Fox.
Massapequa eyes putting sixth grade in Berner Middle School
The Massapequa school board is expected to vote Tuesday on a proposal to move the sixth grade from the systems six elementary schools to Berner Middle School -- a change that some parents oppose, questioning its educational benefits, cost and
Aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio defend affordable housing plan
Top aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday defended his signature affordable housing plan against criticism that it will encourage gentrification, saying they must take advantage of the real estate boom to help guarantee low-rent options.
Michael Bloomberg mulls presidential run, media report says
A second billionaire with New York roots may be jumping into the race for president, according to a media report.
Paul F. Twist Jr., LI pioneer in care of newborns, dies at 69
Dr. Paul F. Twist Jr., who founded the neonatal intensive care unit at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola and was its clinical director for three decades, died Feb. 3 at his Smithtown home of prostate cancer and Alzheimers disease. He was
Recent LI mug shots
Recent mug shots from law enforcement agencies on Long Island
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