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Your Weekend Briefing

August 2, 2015 - 6:00am
Catch up on the top stories and get a head start on what’s to come.

Along With Babies, Hairstylists Are Arriving in Hospitals

August 2, 2015 - 6:00am
Some new moms are getting ready for birth announcement photos with maternity-ward visits from hairdressers and makeup artists.

Chinese Textile Mills Are Now Hiring in Places Where Cotton Was King

August 2, 2015 - 6:00am
Chinese textile manufacturers drawn by cheap cotton, falling labor costs and government incentives are helping revive depressed mill towns in the American South.

Malaysia Says Indian Ocean Airplane Debris Is Part of a Boeing 777

August 2, 2015 - 5:46am
Malaysia said on Sunday that airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has been identified as being from a Boeing 777, the same model as a Malaysian Airlines plane which vanished last year.

2 Soldiers Dead, 24 Wounded in Suicide Attack in Turkey

August 2, 2015 - 4:16am
Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 24 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of violence between the government forces and the autonomy-seeking insurgents.

Rousey Crushes Correia to Defend Her Title at UFC 190

August 2, 2015 - 2:49am
It's not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation.

The Parched West: Dry Days Bring Ferocious Start to Fire Season

August 2, 2015 - 1:59am
Officials are warning about the potential for more catastrophe in the months ahead, as drought, heat and climate change leave the landscape ever thirstier.

In Compromise, Pro Football Hall of Fame Offers to let Junior Seau’s Daughter Speak at Ceremony

August 2, 2015 - 1:50am
Bowing to pressure from fans and media, the Hall of Fame will allow Sydney Seau to be interviewed onstage, but not allowed to give a speech, when her father’s bronze bust is unveiled during an induction ceremony.

Manhunt in Memphis Continues After Officer, 33, Fatally Shot

August 2, 2015 - 1:34am
A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said.

Verizon Workers to Stay on Job Without New Contract

August 2, 2015 - 1:19am
Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.

Obama to Unveil Tougher Climate Plan With His Legacy in Mind

August 2, 2015 - 12:01am
President Obama will unveil on Monday a set of environmental regulations devised to sharply cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s power plants and ultimately transform America’s electricity industry.

Mexico News Photographer Found Slain in Capital

August 1, 2015 - 10:58pm
A photographer for the Mexican investigative magazine Proceso, who had fled his home state after being harassed, was among five people found slain early Saturday in an apartment in Mexico City, according to the magazine.

Preparing for Debate, Republicans Test Themselves Against Donald Trump

August 1, 2015 - 10:03pm
The Republican rivals of Donald J. Trump are determined not to let the encounter on Thursday become about him.

Training Officers to Shoot First, and He Will Answer Questions Later

August 1, 2015 - 9:37pm
When police officers shoot people under questionable circumstances, William J. Lewinski often appears as an expert witness who says they had no choice but to fire.

First Draft: Inquiry Faults Huma Abedin, Close Aide to Hillary Clinton

August 1, 2015 - 7:38pm
The State Department inspector general has determined that Ms. Abedin, the close confidant of Mrs. Clinton, must return more than $9,000 for overpayments she received during her time working for the department under Mrs. Clinton.

Bronx Residents Anxious After 4th Death From Legionnaires’ Disease

August 1, 2015 - 7:36pm
As the number of cases climbed to 65, city officials said tests revealed the outsides of five building were contaminated.

Taliban’s New Leader Urges Unity, Playing Down Peace Talk

August 1, 2015 - 3:35pm
Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour declared that “jihad would continue” in Afghanistan in an audio recording released Saturday, though his message contained signs of hope for the Afghan government and Western diplomats.

Grand Jury Indicts Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, on Felony Charges

August 1, 2015 - 3:08pm
Mr. Paxton has been charged by a grand jury in connection with securities fraud and with failing to register with the state securities board.

Joe Biden Said to Be Taking New Look at Presidential Run

August 1, 2015 - 2:52pm
The vice president’s advisers are reaching out to Democrats who have not yet committed to Hillary Rodham Clinton or are concerned she is vulnerable.

Palm Oil Company Is Accused of Exploiting Liberia’s Ebola Crisis

August 1, 2015 - 2:38pm
During the height of the Ebola outbreak, a community signed over large swaths of farming land. Now, some are questioning the benefits, and ethics, of the deal.