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Grand Jury Said to Bring No Charges in Staten Island Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 2:24pm
A Staten Island grand jury declined to charge a white New York police officer who used a chokehold to restrain Mr. Garner in a confrontation that led to his death, a person briefed on the matter said....
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Machine Learning: Smart Nurseries Track a Baby’s Sleep, but Don’t Yet Aid It

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 2:14pm
A new generation of wearable devices for sleeping infants can gather lots of data, but parents might struggle to figure out what to do with it all....
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Texas University Missing Brains From Medical Collection

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 2:11pm
The University of Texas at Austin has started an investigation into the disappearance of 100 jars of brains preserved in formaldehyde for research....
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House on Brink of Deal to Avoid Government Shutdown

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 1:42pm
House Speaker John A. Boehner appears to have mustered enough votes for a bipartisan spending plan without the backing of conservative Tea Party lawmakers....
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Bass Pro Shops to Add a Memphis Pyramid to Its Business Empire

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 12:43pm
A former arena that did not deliver the economic lift the city expected when it was built and has been unused since 2007 will be reborn as a hunting and fishing superstore....
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Federal Appeals Court Halts Execution in Texas Murder Case

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 12:18pm
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit stayed the execution of Scott Panetti, convicted in the 1992 slaying of his wife’s parents....
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ArtsBeat: A First Edition Auction, With the Writers Nervously Looking On

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 12:17pm
The evening sale’s high price: Philip Roth’s annotated first edition of “American Pastoral” sold for $80,000....
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Motherlode Blog: Inviting African-American Mothers to Sell Their Breast Milk, and Profiting

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 12:08pm
A company with no ties to Detroit’s African-American community plans to promote breast feeding and economic empowerment among mothers by encouraging them to sell their excess breast milk....
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Ava DuVernay Makes a Mark With ‘Selma’

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
With her civil rights movie, “Selma,” Ava DuVernay has done what few female directors get the opportunity to do: go large — with politics and history, with serious muscle....
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Police Body Cameras Could Come to New York City Soon

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 11:48am
Police officers in several precincts could be wearing the cameras as early as Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said....
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Greil Marcus’s ‘History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs’

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 10:38am
Greil Marcus’s new book explores songs that have been interpreted multiple times by artists in different generations....
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Roy H. Beck Quietly Leads a Grass-Roots Army

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 10:25am
Roy H. Beck is the force behind NumbersUSA, a small but powerful group that has helped scuttle every effort at an immigration overhaul for nearly two decades....
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Exonerated in Qatar, American Couple Head Home

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 10:10am
The American ambassador attended the departure of Matthew and Grace Huang and announced they were “wheels up” on her Twitter account....
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Takata Heads Back to Congress Over Faulty Airbags

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 10:03am
The Japanese supplier, which has refused to expand its regional recall of defective airbags, was sending an executive to testify before a House panel....
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Land Mine Casualties Hit a Low and Production Seems to Halt, Group Says

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 10:00am
The International Campaign to Ban Landmines attributed the drop to increased compliance with the Mine Ban Treaty, which was first signed 17 years ago....
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