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New York Police Reach Out on Twitter but Receive a Slap in the Face

April 22, 2014 - 8:37pm
Rather than heartwarming neighborhood scenes or pictures of tourists with mounted officers, many posts tagged #myNYPD showed violent interactions with civilians or other unflattering incidents.

Court Backs Michigan on Affirmative Action

April 22, 2014 - 8:36pm
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan voter initiative that banned racial preferences in admissions to the state’s public universities.






Memo From Pretoria: A.N.C.’s Stature Wanes as Disenchantment Grows in South Africa

April 22, 2014 - 8:34pm
The venerated African National Congress is expected to win in the coming election, though unemployment and abuses of power are among the issues stirring opposition forces.

Lax Oversight Cited as Factor in Deadly Blast at Texas Plant

April 22, 2014 - 8:21pm
A preliminary report on a deadly fire and blast in West, Tex., by the Chemical Safety Board notes that there are no regulations for the storage of ammonium nitrate.






Execution Case Roils Oklahoma Courts

April 22, 2014 - 8:07pm
A case involving two death row inmates, which has led to open conflict between Oklahoma’s two top courts, reached a new level of confusion Tuesday when the governor stepped in.






Caesars Making Bid for Casino in Upstate New York

April 22, 2014 - 8:03pm
The gambling company, based in Las Vegas, is seeking one of the four licenses that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has pushed as a way to revive the state’s economy.






Letterman Introduces His Successor on ‘Late Show’

April 22, 2014 - 7:35pm
Stephen Colbert, who will succeed Mr. Letterman next year on “Late Show With David Letterman,” appeared on the show Tuesday night and did not bring out his satirical character.

Pilots at JetBlue Vote to Join a Union

April 22, 2014 - 7:25pm
Pilots at JetBlue, after rejecting unionization twice, agreed to be represented by the Air Line Pilots Association.






Collegian’s Early Case for Employee Rights Echoes Still

April 22, 2014 - 6:37pm
In 1982 an appeals court declared that as a football player, Fred W. Rensing should be considered an Indiana State employee, but the state’s Supreme Court reversed the ruling the next year.






Lens Blog: Pictures of the Day: Ukraine and Elsewhere

April 22, 2014 - 5:58pm
Photos from Ukraine, South Korea, Washington and India.

Let’s Start With Bread and Water

April 22, 2014 - 5:33pm
At many restaurants, what once was free now must be requested. This must change, Pete Wells writes.

Against the Grain

April 22, 2014 - 5:33pm
Artisanal baking goes renegade, combining snail-pace, primordial techniques with a cutting-edge approach.

Upsetting the Gentility That the South Lays Claim To

April 22, 2014 - 5:23pm
Two rancorous and still-evolving disputes involving race and sexual orientation have shaken the university in recent months.

Nearly 90% of Syria’s Chemical Arms Have Been Removed

April 22, 2014 - 4:23pm
The organization policing Syria’s compliance with a chemical arms ban reported the progress as new allegations surfaced about the use of chlorine bombs.

Abbas Renews Threat to Dissolve Palestinian Authority if Peace Talks Fail

April 22, 2014 - 4:14pm
Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, said that Israel had deprived him of any real power to govern the West Bank and that he was considering giving it back to Israel.

DealBook: Ackman and Valeant Bid $45.6 Billion for Botox Maker

April 22, 2014 - 3:52pm
The offer for Allergan by William A. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals marks an unusual pairing of activist investor and corporate buyer that could reshape the deal landscape.






Accusations in Hollywood Sexual Abuse Case Broaden

April 22, 2014 - 3:21pm
Michael Egan, who in a lawsuit last week accused the director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him, has filed separate suits making similar accusations against three entertainment executives.






T Magazine: Defining Moments | Tribeca Film Festival Directors’ Most Memorable New York Minutes

April 22, 2014 - 2:50pm
For some, being in New York feels like being in the movies — and those who actually make the movies couldn’t agree more.

Restaurant Review: Telepan Local in TriBeCa

April 22, 2014 - 2:34pm
At Telepan Local, a serving can be too much or too little.

At Funeral, Expressions of Grief and Anger Toward Kiev Officials

April 22, 2014 - 2:30pm
At a funeral for three men killed at a checkpoint on Sunday, residents of the pro-Russian city of Slovyansk, Ukraine, held leaders in Kiev responsible for the deaths.