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Police Say They Visited Tucson Suspect’s Home Before Attack

The police said they were reviewing the details of their calls to the home of Jared L. Loughner, who was described by a friend as having embraced nihilism.

Threats to Lawmakers Rarely Lead to Charges

A review of hundreds of cases demonstrates just how hard it is to discern the real threats from mere bluster.

Mark Kelly, Representative Gabrielle Giffords’s husband, held her hand in her room at University Medical Center in Tucson.
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Giffords’s Condition Points to Survival

Doctors said that Representative Gabrielle Giffords had a “101 percent chance of survival.” Above, Mark Kelly, Ms. Giffords’s husband, held her hand in the hospital.

Legal Strategy Could Hinge on Mental Assessment

Because of changes made after the acquittal of John Hinckley for trying to kill President Reagan, lawyers will find it difficult to argue the insanity defense.

Room For Debate
More Guns, Less Crime?

In Arizona, the shootings have led some citizens to call for more guns, not more gun control. Why is that?

Rising Chinese Inflation to Show Up in U.S. Imports

The 5.1 percent rise in Chinese consumer prices in November understated the actual inflation rate, which economists said might be twice as high.

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The Real Problem With China

For the United States, the main trouble with China’s economy is probably intellectual property theft, followed by protectionist barriers to trade.

As Storm Nears, N.Y. Declares Weather Emergency

As a new storm headed for the Northeast, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said the city had made significant changes to improve its emergency procedures.

Devastating Floodwaters Reach Australian City

Brisbane braced for more flooding in what has become one of Australia’s worst natural disasters.

U.S. Says New York City Overbilled Medicaid

The suit says the city cheated the federal government out of “at least tens of millions of dollars” by improperly approving 24-hour home care for thousands of patients.

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‘Off the Map’

ABC’s latest medical drama is set at a remote jungle clinic.


The Name Evokes Dawn for a Reason

The Name Evokes Dawn for a Reason

The Morningside Park area used to have a bad reputation, but today there is evidence that community activism has paid off.| Slide Show

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Was Green Hornet’s ‘Beauty’ the First of All Supercars?

Black Beauty, the automotive star of the “Green Hornet” movie serial of the 1940s, was among the first roadgoing 200-mile-per-hour cars.

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Gregory B. Maffei of Liberty Media wants employees to ask tough questions at meetings.

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