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Paring His Bucket List, Obama Relishes Hiking at an Alaskan Glacier

September 1, 2015 - 8:51pm
President Obama is in legacy-building mode here in Alaska, where he has come to talk about the rapidly unfolding effects of climate change and the urgent need to address it.









About New York: A Lesson in Sincerity, Trump Style

September 1, 2015 - 8:51pm
A columnist’s run-in with Donald J. Trump nearly 18 years ago reveals something about how the presidential candidate has always acted.









Fox Lake Police Open Manhunt for 3 Shooting Suspects

September 1, 2015 - 8:27pm
The police opened a manhunt in Fox Lake, Ill., using helicopters, dogs and heavily armed assault teams. Local reports said the officer had died.









F.D.A. Warns 5 Producers of Powdered Caffeine

September 1, 2015 - 8:09pm
The Food and Drug Administration said pure powdered caffeine is “potentially dangerous” and threatened to seize the product if it found violations.









Obama Nears Needed Votes on Iran Nuclear Deal

September 1, 2015 - 7:36pm
Bob Casey and Chris Coons, both Democrats, say they will back the accord, all but clinching victory for the agreement.









Bloomberg News, Refocusing Its Coverage, Will Lay Off About 90

September 1, 2015 - 7:16pm
In a memo to the staff, Bloomberg’s new editor in chief said the cuts were part of a plan to refocus coverage, including dropping areas like sports and education.









Stocks Dive as Worries About Asia Reverberate

September 1, 2015 - 7:15pm
The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index closed down nearly 3 percent and the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 469 points as turbulence continued.









Sony Altered ‘Concussion’ Film to Prevent N.F.L. Protests, Emails Show

September 1, 2015 - 7:15pm
In dozens of emails unearthed by hackers, Sony Pictures executives and others discussed altering the script and marketing the movie more as a whistle-blower story than as a condemnation of the N.F.L.









Pope Francis to Pass Through Central Park in Ticketed Event

September 1, 2015 - 6:19pm
New York City officials said there would be “tens of thousands” of free passes available for the procession on Sept. 25.









CNN Alters Debate Criteria, Which Could Help Carly Fiorina

September 1, 2015 - 5:59pm
The change in criteria effectively helps candidates who have moved up in the polls since the first debate — chiefly Carly Fiorina.









Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

September 1, 2015 - 5:51pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.









In ‘Black Mass,’ Whitey Bulger Acquires a Glimmer of Humanity

September 1, 2015 - 5:37pm
In this film starring Johnny Depp as a coldblooded killer, Scott Cooper found that tinge by incorporating the death of Mr. Bulger’s young son.









Los Angeles to Be U.S. Bidder to Host 2024 Olympics

September 1, 2015 - 5:20pm
After a week of delays over concerns about potential costs, a City Council vote paved the way for Los Angeles to throw itself into a contest that some cities have grown increasingly hesitant to enter.









Google Antitrust Inquiries Spread Over Globe, With India the Latest Problem

September 1, 2015 - 4:51pm
While Google’s biggest regulatory challenge remains in Europe, authorities around the world are investigating its practices, with a report from India’s competition commission its latest problem.









Union Accused of Betraying Migrant Carnival Workers

September 1, 2015 - 4:45pm
Labor advocates say a guild for migrant workers is a stalking-horse for the carnival industry, not a champion for its employees.









U.S. Remains the ‘Great Satan,’ Hard-Liners in Iran Say

September 1, 2015 - 4:16pm
Denunciations by a top general and a cleric signaled a struggle over domestic influence because of the nuclear deal with six world powers, including the United States.









Pope Francis Eases Path to Absolution for Abortion for a Year

September 1, 2015 - 2:18pm
All Roman Catholic priests may offer absolution in the coming year to women who had abortions and want to return to the good graces of the church.









Lebanon’s ‘You Stink’ Protesters Stage Sit-In, Demanding Minister’s Resignation

September 1, 2015 - 1:59pm
Demonstrators protesting a garbage pileup and political dysfunction occupied the offices of Lebanon’s environment minister in Beirut, saying they would stay until he resigned.









Work-Life Balance: Big Leaps for Parental Leave, if Workers Actually Take It

September 1, 2015 - 1:52pm
Some companies are offering more generous paid leave, but the message from the top is ambiguous, as Marissa Mayer’s recent announcement highlights.









Latest Updates: Day 2 of the U.S. Open

September 1, 2015 - 1:34pm
Serena Williams needs the U.S. Open title this year to complete the Grand Slam in tennis, a feat not accomplished since Steffi Graf won all four majors in 1988. Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are favorites on the men’s side.