Billy Pierce, White Sox Power Pitcher, Is Dead at 88
Mr. Pierce, a Chicago White Sox left-hander with a blazing fastball, became one of baseballÃ¢ÂÂs leading pitchers of the 1950s.
Hillary Clinton Hits Jeb Bush First, and Hard, in Speech on Race
As Mr. Bush waited to speak before the National Urban League, Mrs. Clinton portrayed him as a hypocrite who had set back the cause of black Americans.
St. Louis County Biased Against Black Juveniles, Justice Department Finds
A report says that the countyÃ¢ÂÂs Family Court denied fundamental due process rights to thousands of people and treated blacks far more harshly than whites.
Zimbabwe Official Urges Extradition of Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion
Oppah Muchinguri, the environment minister, said Dr. Walter J. Palmer, a dentist and big-game hunter from Minnesota, had broken ZimbabweÃ¢ÂÂs laws.
First Draft: Doctor Says Hillary Clinton Is Ã¢ÂÂFit to ServeÃ¢ÂÂ
Mrs. ClintonÃ¢ÂÂs doctor described her recovery from a 2012 concussion and said she now suffers only from hypothyroidism and seasonal allergies.
Jewish Arsonists Suspected in West Bank Attack That Killed Palestinian Toddler
The attack was branded as terrorism by Israeli and Palestinian politicians, and shocked consciences on both sides of the simmering conflict.
Nusra Front Attacks U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebel Group
The U.S. trained members of the group to take on the Islamic State, but on Friday they were fighting off an attack from another Islamist faction.
A Company Copes With Backlash Against the Raise That Roared
When Dan Price announced he was setting a minimum salary of $70,000 for his 120 employees, he didnÃ¢ÂÂt foresee the turmoil it would cause for his business.
Love Letters to the Gravity Boss
Dan Price, chief of Gravity Payments, raised the annual salary floor for his employees to $70,000. Most responses were positive, but Mr. Price says that even the negative letters were valuable.
Sports of The Times: At the 2022 Winter Olympics, No Snow Is No Problem for the I.O.C.
ItÃ¢ÂÂs a sad day when the International Olympic Committee cannot even meet one of the lowest bars for a potential Winter Games host city: snow.
First Draft: Familiar Names Gave Big to Jeb Bush-Aligned Ã¢ÂÂSuper PACÃ¢ÂÂ
Millions of dollars in donations to the group, Right to Rise USA, came from Bush family members, former presidential appointees, and prominent Republican donors.
New York State Awards 5 Medical Marijuana Licenses
The companies are required to be doing business within six months, meaning medical marijuana could be on sale in New York before the end of the year.
Beijing Defeats Almaty in Bid to Host 2022 Winter Olympics
The Chinese capital beat the Kazakh city in an International Olympic Committee vote and will be the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Games.
Your Friday Briefing
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First Draft: Hillary Clinton Suggests Jeb Bush Has Hurt Black AmericansÃ¢ÂÂ Cause
In a speech in Florida to a largely black audience at the annual meeting of the National Urban League, Hillary Rodham Clinton derided the policies and proposals of Jeb Bush, a former governor of the state.
Deeper Mideast Aspirations Seen in Nuclear Deal With Iran
The Obama administration may have grander ambitions to open up American relations with Tehran and be part of a transformation in the Middle East.
Donald TrumpÃ¢ÂÂs Instinct for Racially Charged Rhetoric, Before His Presidential Bid
Mr. Trump has roiled the 2016 campaign by branding undocumented immigrants as criminals, but he long ago proved himself in New York as an expert political provocateur.
Greek Debt Crisis Adds to a Spike in Burglaries and Robberies
Fleeing the banks for fear of losing their euro deposits, many Greeks have stashed cash and valuables under the proverbial mattress, making them vulnerable to thieves.
City Room: New York Today: Call Us Ishmael
Friday and the weekend: Herman MelvilleÃ¢ÂÂs birthday, more heat, and a blue moon.
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