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Broncos Defense Throttles the Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:27
The Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 to win Super Bowl 50.

New York City Tightens Safety Measures for Cranes

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:23
Two days after a crane collapse in lower Manhattan killed a man, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tightened safety measures for crane operations in all five boroughs.

Drug Industry Launches Ad Effort Aimed at Lawmakers

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:11
The pharmaceutical industry is ramping up an advertising campaign designed to improve its reputation with lawmakers, as it lobbies against any effort to rein in prescription costs.

Democrats' Shift to the Left Aids Bernie Sanders

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 20:15
The Democratic candidate’s liberal positions attract the young as party’s voters shift left.

Terraced Tower Set to Rise Near the High Line

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 18:58
At the northern end of the High Line, Tishman Speyer is aiming to extend the park’s wild, natural beauty 65 stories into the air with a $3 billion-plus office tower.

FBI Steps Up Pursuit of Terror Threats on Social Media

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 18:46
As the U.S. government tries to root out homegrown jihadists, the FBI’s campaign to identify budding terrorists via the Internet before they can carry out violence is playing an increasingly prominent role.

Role of Syrian Kurds in Fighting Islamic State Strains U.S.-Turkish Ties

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 18:36
Turkey’s hostility to one of America’s most effective allies in the fight against Islamic State—Syrian Kurdish fighters—is undermining efforts to step up the campaign against the extremist group, U.S. officials say.

GOP Rivals Make Late Push

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 18:30
Donald Trump enjoys a wide lead before the New Hampshire primary, but the election will again test his ability to flout modern campaigning by relying on star power instead of voter outreach and advertising.

Clinton Takes Campaign Detour to Meet Flint Voters

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 17:22
Hillary Clinton left the New Hampshire campaign trail Sunday to travel to the besieged city of Flint, Mich., promising to help the community work through a water crisis however she can—and perhaps boost her campaign with a critical set of voters.

Hollywood Enthusiasm, If Not Money, Flows to Sanders

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 17:21
Bernie Sanders’s presidential candidacy is drawing enthusiastic support from some Hollywood celebrities, who are helping him raise funds even as the bigger entertainment-industry money flows to Hillary Clinton.

Christie Works to Build on His Debate

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 17:16
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday was pocketing accolades over his muscular debate performance, but he faces steep challenges breaking into the top tier of finishers in the New Hampshire primary.

Rubio Aims to Move Past Debate Setback

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 17:13
GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio plays down any damage from attacks by rival Gov. Chris Christie in the weekend GOP debate.

Why a Business-Tax Overhaul Is So Tricky

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 16:13
The complex intertwining of the U.S. business and personal-tax systems is complicating Congress’s ability to address wider business-tax issues such as inversions.

Trump Again Relies on Star Power

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:49
The presidential primary in New Hampshire will mark the second time Donald Trump tests his ability to flout the rules in modern presidential campaigns.

Maryland Marine Police Home In on Oyster Poachers

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 05:50
Maryland authorities for the first time have brought felony theft charges in a case involving the poaching of farm-raised oysters.

GOP Candidates Take Aim at Rubio in Debate

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:29
Marco Rubio paid the price of a rising profile and poll ratings as Republican presidential rivals pummeled him in Saturday’s debate, just three days before a make-or-break New Hampshire primary.

In a Super Bowl Box Pool? Here Are Your Chances

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 17:47
Guest columnist Jim Chairusmi explores the popular Super Bowl box pools, the chances of your numbers coming in and how the change in the extra-point distance this season has made scoring frequencies a bit more diffuse.

U.S. Probes Possible Fraud Linked to Specialty Creams

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:35
The Justice Department is investigating what authorities suspect is half a billion dollars in health-care fraud linked to specialty creams used to treat pain and other ailments, and believe an insurance program for veterans may have been the biggest victim.

EPA May Lose Authority Over Landfill With Nuclear Waste

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 08:04
Missouri’s U.S. senators and some of its House members are pushing to strip the Environmental Protection Agency of remediation authority over a landfill near St. Louis that contains radioactive waste, and instead give it to the Army Corps of Engineers.
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