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Monday, March 30, 2015         

New York Times

Zezza, who has managed physical production on movies like “The Reader” and “Nine,” also oversees the digital security of everything that goes into the making of a film, including budgets, casting, shooting schedules and scripts.

Washington state has long allowed immigrants without legal status to get driver’s licenses. So Ofelia Rosas Ramos, a Mexican living illegally in Seattle, has had her license since 2008.

He swaggers into the courtroom. Freed of handcuffs and leg manacles, he occasionally taps the witness box on his way to the defense table, where he takes his place between two lawyers.

When Carmen Aristegui, Mexico's most famous radio personality, was abruptly fired this month, nobody expected her to go quietly. But anger over her dismissal has been rising steadily, and it has turned up the heat in this country's charged political atmosphere.

Grant County, a mountainous patch of eastern Oregon, has few Native Americans, but maps point to a different past, marking a spring, a rock, three meadows and several creeks with "squaw" in their names.

Bill Clinton's hearing has faded. With his head of white hair and frail frame, he looks older than his 68 years - "truly grandfatherly," as one friend said. He often jokes about what would happen if he were to "drop dead

Miranda Lumsden, 43, a single mother of four, had never protested against anything before the Irish government introduced new water fees last summer.

Call it the revenge of the nerds, Washington-style. The gun-toting FBI agent and the swashbuckling CIA undercover officer are being increasingly called upon to share their clout, their budgets and even their Hollywood glamour with the humble, desk-bound intelligence analyst.

Already struggling to navigate the chaos engulfing much of the Middle East, the United States is now dipping its toe into another conflict.

The FBI has made great strides since the Sept. 11 attacks but urgently needs to improve its intelligence capabilities, hire more linguists and elevate the stature of its analysts to counter the rapidly evolving threats to the United States, according to a report released Wednesday.

She has worked for more than 30 years among the shoeshine men of Luxor. She sits with men in coffee shops, prays with them in the local mosque and dresses just as they do in pants or a traditional floor-length tunic known as a galabeya.

Fearing that Republicans will ultimately nominate an establishment presidential candidate like Jeb Bush, leaders of the nation's Christian right have mounted an ambitious effort to coalesce their support behind a single social-conservative contender months before the first primary votes are cast.

The last time she ran for president, Hillary Rodham Clinton did not have to take a position on the Common Core, Race to the Top or teacher evaluations in tenure decisions.

The rat-a-tat Cuban-inflected Spanish of the two Radio Martm hosts ricocheted back and forth during “Revoltillo,” a show laced with humor that airs classified ads posted in Cuba on a Craigslist-style website called Revolico.

Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have suddenly found themselves playing a new role: the establishment.

For all its horrific power, the atom bomb — leveler of Hiroshima and instant killer of some 80,000 people — is but a pale cousin compared to another product of American ingenuity: the hydrogen bomb.

As a former clerk to Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, Cruz, a junior aide on George W. Bush's presidential campaign, had scored a seat inside the Supreme Court for the oral arguments in Bush v. Gore, which would decide the election.

Despite this city's immersion in a trial that is replaying the horrific details of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, the vast majority of Bostonians say in a new poll that if Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the admitted bomber, is found guilty, he should be sent to prison for life and not condemned to death.


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