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Delivery Start-Ups Are Back Like It’s 1999

New York Times - California News - August 23, 2014 - 9:00pm
Silicon Valley wants to save you from ever having to leave your couch. Will it work this time around?

Companies, Schools Affected by Turmoil in Ferguson

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 7 min 11 sec ago
Schools in Ferguson, Mo., have canceled classes, business owners face broken windows and falling revenue, and police forces are strained after more than a week of violent protests.

U.S. Airstrike Success Spurs Push for More Iraq Attacks

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 58 min 23 sec ago
The U.S.'s recent success in weakening Islamic State extremists is creating momentum for a broader campaign that could take American air power to the militant group's heartland northwest of Baghdad.

Ferguson Calm Amid Strong Police Presence

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 1 hour 35 min ago
Tuesday brought calm after a violent evening, repeating a pattern that has established itself in Ferguson, Mo., over the past week.

U.S. Construction Shifts to Second Tier

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 10:30pm
Construction projects in cities across the country that stalled during the economic downturn now are getting the green light, an indication that the real-estate recovery is spreading beyond a handful of urban areas.

Common Core Has Less Support in Poll

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 9:01pm
Public support for the Common Core educational standards is waning, according to an annual poll about public schools by Gallup and PDK International, a group for education professionals.

California: 2 Teenagers Are Arrested After Police Say They Planned Attack

New York Times - California News - August 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Investigators acting on a tip arrested two students who were said to be planning to target three staff members and kill as many people as possible at a suburban Los Angeles school.

Wheelies: The Booming Classics Edition

New York Times - California News - August 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Auction sales at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Élégance hit a record $399 million; a 1974 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopica sets a public auction record.

Postwar Ferrari Wins Best in Show at Pebble Beach Concours

New York Times - California News - August 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
John Shirley’s 1954 Ferrari 375 MM is the first of that marque to win a best in show at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Élégance.

Alaskans Head to Polls to Pick GOP Nominee for Senate Race

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 8:28pm
Alaskans go to the polls to decide the last competitive Republican Senate primary of 2014 and the last chance for insurgent candidates to claim a GOP nomination.

Perry Charges Put Spotlight on Prosecutor

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 8:26pm
San Antonio lawyer Michael McCrum, the special prosecutor behind the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry, is described by colleagues as a steadfastly apolitical straight shooter. Now he finds himself at the center of one of the most highly partisan court battles in recent Texas history.

Charges Filed in California Bad Beef Case

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 7:52pm
Two former owners and two employees at a Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall have been charged with devising and carrying out a scheme to process meat from diseased cattle and evade government inspections, federal-court documents say.

Walgreen Shakeup Followed Bad Projection

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 6:00pm
The drugstore giant pressured its CFO and pharmacy chief to leave after a bungled forecast of pharmacy profits related to its Medicare prescription-drug business.

U.S. Home Size Levels Off, for Now at Least

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 5:02pm
The two-year trend of big houses getting even bigger appears to have peaked—at least for now—as more buyers seeking modest homes enter the market.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked On Abuse-of-Power Charges

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 3:58pm
Gov. Rick Perry was booked in a courthouse here on Tuesday after being indicted last week on felony charges that he abused his authority when trying to force a Democratic district attorney from office.

St. Louis Police Shoot Man Allegedly Wielding Knife

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 3:43pm
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson reported at a news conference that two officers on his force were involved in a shooting Tuesday that left a suspect dead.

Attorney General Holder Urges End to Violence

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - August 19, 2014 - 3:34pm
Attorney General Eric Holder, on the eve of his visit to Ferguson, Mo., to discuss the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old, is urging an end to the violence that has marred some of the protests.

The L.A. Art Invasion

New York Times - California News - August 19, 2014 - 3:00pm
Sun-soaked isolation seems just the thing to spark inspiration. Plus: a primer on Los Angeles’s new artist arrivals.

‘Kreutzer Sonata Variations’ Has a Scorned Wife’s Rebuttal

NY Times Books - August 19, 2014 - 2:36pm
Tolstoy’s spouse, Sophia, wrote two novellas in reply to his story “The Kreutzer Sonata,” works that will be included in “The Kreutzer Sonata Variations,” from Yale University Press.






Books of The Times: In ‘Doctored,’ Sandeep Jauhar Examines a Broken System

NY Times Books - August 19, 2014 - 2:22pm
Sandeep Jauhar reveals much in his memoir, “Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician.”






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