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Bishop Sullivan testified to Congress in the 1980s about the effect of AIDS and poverty on communities in Brooklyn and Queens.
Lawmakers said that what they knew was vague and broad — and that strict rules of classification prevented them from truly debating the programs or conducting proper oversight.
Cory Booker, who as mayor of Newark has become a national celebrity, said he would run in the special election this year to fill the seat vacated when Frank Lautenberg died.
Cullen Finnerty, one of the most successful quarterbacks in college football history, was found dead in the Michigan woods. That’s when the search for answers began.
Two of the finest presidential speeches of the 20th century, by John F. Kennedy, on the Soviet Union and civil rights, also had immediate results.
The topsy-turvy world of the markets — particularly the ultralow yield of bonds — is upending what many people thought they knew about saving for retirement.
The new effort is the latest example of how the Obama administration is increasingly depending on assuring the defense of computer networks and, if necessary, striking back against assaults.
Reports about the explosion aboard a bus in the southeastern city of Xiamen identified the man as Chen Shuizong, who was about 60 and unemployed.
President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China, meeting in California in talks intended to build a rapport, said they had reached important consensus on some main issues.
Serena Williams won her 16th Grand Slam title and second French Open championship, defeating Maria Sharapova, the defending champion, 6-4, 6-4.
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In one attack, an Afghan soldier opened fire on international troops serving with him in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, killing two American soldiers and a civilian. In the second attack, an Italian soldier was killed when a grenade was thrown at him.
A gunman strode across Santa Monica firing at people, cars, a public bus and buildings before being shot and killed by the police.
The proposal to hold talks in Geneva at a point when the Syrian opposition has suffered a bitter reversal has led many in the opposition to question the West’s strategy.
The former South African leader Nelson Mandela was in “serious but stable condition,” the government said.
The office of South Africa’s president says the former leader Nelson Mandela has been taken to a hospital because of a lung infection.
President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China also planned to discuss issues of economics during their talks, and Mr. Obama has been urged to bring up human rights.
Shannon Guess Richardson, who accused her husband last week of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and other figures, was arrested and charged in the case.
The use of transfer rules to eliminate many of an athlete’s preferred options illustrates the big-business mind-set of college sports and the control that coaches have over players.
While the United States economy is performing relatively well, the nation has fared worse than six of the nine countries surveyed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in job gains.