Text 29 Jul Karzai Cousin Killed by Suicide Bomber in Afghanistan

Karzai Cousin Killed by Suicide Bomber in Afghanistan

By By CARLOTTA GALL and TAIMOOR SHAH Hashmat Khalil Karzai, a major player in the Afghan presidential election, was killed as he greeted well-wishers at this home in Kandahar.
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Photo 29 Jul N.C.A.A. Settlement Overhauls Head-Injury Policies

By By BEN STRAUSS The settlement brings a significant change in the care and safety of current and former college athletes, including a $70 million medical monitoring fund and a new national protocol for head injuries.

N.C.A.A. Settlement Overhauls Head-Injury Policies

By By BEN STRAUSS The settlement brings a significant change in the care and safety of current and former college athletes, including a $70 million medical monitoring fund and a new national protocol for head injuries.

Photo 29 Jul City Room: New York Today: Films Alfresco

By By ANNIE CORREAL What you need to know for Tuesday: Outdoor films galore, suspiciously perfect weather, and a Soul Train in Brooklyn.

City Room: New York Today: Films Alfresco

By By ANNIE CORREAL What you need to know for Tuesday: Outdoor films galore, suspiciously perfect weather, and a Soul Train in Brooklyn.

Photo 29 Jul Israel Destroys Home of a Top Political Leader for Hamas

By By BEN HUBBARD and JODI RUDOREN Airstrikes also destroyed offices of the movement’s radio and television station a day after attacks on both sides punctured a humanitarian halt to hostilities.

Israel Destroys Home of a Top Political Leader for Hamas

By By BEN HUBBARD and JODI RUDOREN Airstrikes also destroyed offices of the movement’s radio and television station a day after attacks on both sides punctured a humanitarian halt to hostilities.

Text 29 Jul White House Report Presses Economic Case for Carbon Rule

White House Report Presses Economic Case for Carbon Rule

By By CORAL DAVENPORT Failing to reduce carbon pollution could cost the United States economy $150 billion a year, the Council of Economic Advisers said.
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Photo 29 Jul China Says Zhou Yongkang, Former Security Chief, Is Under Investigation

By By CHRIS BUCKLEY Mr. Zhou, who retired from the Politburo Standing Committee in late 2012, is the most senior Communist Party figure ever to face a formal graft inquiry.

China Says Zhou Yongkang, Former Security Chief, Is Under Investigation

By By CHRIS BUCKLEY Mr. Zhou, who retired from the Politburo Standing Committee in late 2012, is the most senior Communist Party figure ever to face a formal graft inquiry.

Text 29 Jul VIDEO: Jerry Seib: Congress Has Little to Show for 2014

VIDEO: Jerry Seib: Congress Has Little to Show for 2014

After a gridlocked year with little achieved, congressional members will have little to show their constituents when they head home for their August recess. WSJ’s Jerry Seib explains the politics surrounding the congressional standstill. Photo: AP

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Photo 29 Jul New app Fleet hopes to fill Caltrain gaps, launches with no permits or insurance

By Jessica Kwong by Jessica Kwong Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other mobile-app-based ride services several years ago zoomed into the taxi industry at a time when the market was underserved, and now that could be happening with late-night public transit.

New app Fleet hopes to fill Caltrain gaps, launches with no permits or insurance

By Jessica Kwong by Jessica Kwong Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other mobile-app-based ride services several years ago zoomed into the taxi industry at a time when the market was underserved, and now that could be happening with late-night public transit.

Photo 29 Jul SF set to relax restrictions on arcade machines

By Joshua Sabatini by Joshua Sabatini Pinball enthusiasts have apparently scored in a push to revise San Francisco’s arcade gaming laws dating back to the 1980s that have deterred some business owners from installing the machines.

SF set to relax restrictions on arcade machines

By Joshua Sabatini by Joshua Sabatini Pinball enthusiasts have apparently scored in a push to revise San Francisco’s arcade gaming laws dating back to the 1980s that have deterred some business owners from installing the machines.

Photo 29 Jul SFPUC: City meeting requested 10 percent water-use reduction

By Chris Roberts by Chris Roberts The City is doing its part to beat the California drought.

SFPUC: City meeting requested 10 percent water-use reduction

By Chris Roberts by Chris Roberts The City is doing its part to beat the California drought.


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