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Germany Backs 4-Month Extension of GreeceÃ¢ÂÂs Bailout
The German finance minister urged lawmakers to support the move to ensure EuropeÃ¢ÂÂs future success, even as he conceded that doing so was Ã¢ÂÂnot easy for me.Ã¢ÂÂ
Exxon Mobil Settles With New Jersey Over Environmental Damage
The $250 million agreement emerged as a judge hearing a case against the company was believed to be close to ruling on damages; the state had sought $8.9 billion.
After Washington, Petraeus Is Under Radar, but Not Out of Spotlight
Facing an inquiry that could send him to prison, David H. Petraeus, the former C.I.A. chief, keeps a lower profile as White House adviser, college teacher and partner at a private equity firm.
With White-Knuckle Grip, FebruaryÃ¢ÂÂs Cold Clings to New York
This insult of a month may be the coldest February in New York City in more than 80 years, the National Weather Service says.
On Nantucket, SurfÃ¢ÂÂs Up, if YouÃ¢ÂÂre Part Penguin
A photographer captured slushy waves in Massachusetts, a wintry phenomenon that even some glaciologists could not fully explain.
Dutch Offer Preview of Net Neutrality
As with the rules adopted by the F.C.C., the Netherlands demands that wireless and fixed-line broadband providers treat all Internet traffic equally.
Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Influential Ex-President of Notre Dame, Dies at 97
He stood up to the White House and the Vatican as he transformed Catholic higher education in America and raised a powerful moral voice in national affairs.
Hesburgh, Former Notre Dame President, Dies at 97
The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as football and who championed human rights around the globe, has died. He was 97.
Hong Kong Woman Sentenced to 6 Years for Abusing Indonesian Maid
Law Wan-tung subjected her live-in servant, Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, to various forms of abuse for months, according to testimony at her trial.
Lens Blog: Winners of Pictures of the Year International
This yearÃ¢ÂÂs winners included coverage of overseas crises, innovative uses of multimedia storytelling, and outstanding editing.
Secret Marijuana Farm Beneath Brooklyn Cherry Factory Leaves Many Mysteries
Days after discovering the illegal operation inside DellÃ¢ÂÂs Maraschino Cherries Company, investigators had many questions, including how the owner, Arthur Mondella, distributed the drugs.
Rivals Christie and Walker Find Fortunes Reversed as CPAC Opens
On the first day of the conference, the contrasting standings of Scott Walker and Chris Christie in the early stages of the 2016 campaign reveal how quickly perceptions of the race can change.
Move to Ban a Bullet Adds to Its Appeal
The Obama administration has proposed banning the manufacture and sale of a popular bullet used in AR-15 semiautomatic rifles, a move that has enraged gun rights advocates.
Ottawa Journal: An Immodest Proposal Rankles a Capital Known for Modesty
A proposal to build an immense memorial in Ottawa to the global victims of Communism has prompted protests from architects, the mayor and the countryÃ¢ÂÂs chief justice.
These New York TouristsÃ¢ÂÂ Plans: A Play, Then a Power Play
The Coyotes, the Canucks and the Flames took up residency in the metropolitan area over the past two weeks but did more than visit the Devils, the Islanders and the Rangers.
Targeted by U.S. Prosecutor, Hedge Fund Fights Back
The suit may be a long shot, but it comes as Preet BhararaÃ¢ÂÂs image as an invincible prosecutor Ã¢ÂÂ racking up convictions on Wall Street Ã¢ÂÂ is beginning to fray.
U.N. Official Seeks Havens for Syrians
The United Nations high commissioner for refugees said that European countries must accept more Syrian refugees to dissuade them from making a perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea.
Obscure Group Says It Set Off Blasts in Egypt, Raising Alarm
A wave of explosions killed a passer-by and wounded at least nine other people early Thursday morning across the Nile from Cairo, raising alarms about a pattern of attacks by diffuse groups against retail stores.
Financial Aid for Undocumented Students Is Losing Its Stigma
Colleges and universities are increasingly making higher education more affordable for students for whom all federal and most state forms of financial aid remain off limits.
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