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N.B.A. to Test Players for H.G.H. Starting Next Season

April 16, 2015 - 3:59pm
Players will be subjected to three random, unannounced tests annually — two during the season and once in the off-season.

Ebola Researchers Take New Look at Risk of Sexual Transmission

April 16, 2015 - 2:55pm
Responding to suspected cases of male Ebola survivors infecting partners, scientists are investigating how long the virus can remain in semen.






Turkey’s Century of Denial About an Armenian Genocide

April 16, 2015 - 2:43pm
Nearly 1.5 million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915, during World War I. Turks by and large do not believe mass killings were planned.






For Jeb Bush the Businessman, Some Deals Brought Grief

April 16, 2015 - 2:40pm
Real estate ventures and involvement with a pump manufacturer caused difficulties for the former governor of Florida, who is expected to seek the Republican Party’s nomination for president.

N.Y.U. Labor Rules Failed to Protect 10,000 Workers in Abu Dhabi

April 16, 2015 - 2:15pm
A report, requested by New York University and an Abu Dhabi government agency, said some subcontractors were exempted from labor guidelines based on decisions made by local contractors.






A Yale Graduate Leaves a Trail of Ventures and Debts

April 16, 2015 - 1:43pm
Joshua Bryce Newman seems to fit the part of the young, successful entrepreneur. But the lawsuits filed against him paint a different picture.

N.Y.U. Labor Rules Failed to Protect 10,000 Workers in Abu Dhabi

April 16, 2015 - 1:42pm
The analysis, requested by New York University and an Abu Dhabi government agency, said some subcontractors were exempted from labor guidelines based on decisions made by local contractors.

Road to 2016: How Presidential Campaigns Became Two-Year Marathons

April 16, 2015 - 1:42pm
The process is more democratic than it used to be, but rules changes have also added to the time and money needed to become president.

First Draft: Today in Politics: Jeb Bush Has Big Plans for a State That Upset His Brother

April 16, 2015 - 1:21pm
Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor and likely presidential candidate, is making his second recent trip to New Hampshire.






The Hillary Clinton Reboot: Both Off the Cuff and Meticulously Planned

April 16, 2015 - 1:14pm
Mrs. Clinton has hired some of the best brains from President Obama’s campaigns and seems to be mixing their creativity with her ideas -- like driving to Iowa.

Local Broadcasters Could Reap Billions in Airwaves Auction

April 16, 2015 - 11:54am
The Federal Communications Commission is trying to persuade hundreds of TV stations to part with some of the most desirable airwaves, which would be acquired by mobile providers.






Hungry City: At Casa Del Chef in Woodside, Queens, the Goals Are Lofty

April 16, 2015 - 11:52am
The chef is from Ecuador, but the influence of his time spent working at Blue Hill at Stone Barns is evident here.

China Suspends Rules on Tech Companies Serving Banks

April 16, 2015 - 11:31am
The rules, which called for companies that sell computer equipment to reveal secret code, have been at the center of a trade conflict with the United States.

NBC News Alters Account of Correspondent’s Kidnapping in Syria

April 16, 2015 - 10:43am
NBC News amended its report of the 2012 abduction in Syria of Richard Engel, its chief foreign correspondent, saying Sunni militants were most likely to blame, not forces loyal to the Syrian president.






Latest News: Putin on Stage, More Hernandez Charges, Genocide Immunity

April 16, 2015 - 9:58am
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.






City Room: New York Today: Little Engines That Won’t

April 16, 2015 - 9:48am
Thursday: L Train struggles, another shining day, and a Brooklyn rowhouse’s secret.






Books of The Times: Review: In Toni Morrison’s ‘God Help the Child,’ Adults Are Hobbled by the Pain of the Past

April 16, 2015 - 8:00am
In the author’s new novel, a high-flying cosmetics executive and the man she loves share childhood wounds that threaten to misshape their adult lives.

First Draft: Clinton Foundation Revises Policy on Foreign Donations

April 16, 2015 - 7:36am
The Clinton Foundation said it would limit donations from other countries, changing a policy that had been criticized as a conflict on interest and was a source of scrutiny for Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Doubling of Search Zone Planned if Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Isn’t Found Before June

April 16, 2015 - 7:21am
Officials from Malaysia, Australia and China are prepared to expand their search for the Malaysia Airlines jet that’s been missing for more than a year.






Images Show China Building Aircraft Runway in Disputed Spratly Islands

April 16, 2015 - 7:00am
Satellite images released Thursday show a strip expected to be able to handle fighter jets and surveillance aircraft under construction in the South China Sea.