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Today’s Headlines MARCH 06, 2013

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As Fears Recede, Dow Industrials Hit a Milestone

By PETER EAVIS

There are concerns about whether the forces that have driven the market rally – government spending and banner corporate profits – will be sufficient to push it higher.

Chávez Dies, Leaving a Bitterly Divided Venezuela

By WILLIAM NEUMAN

Shortly after the announcement, police officers were highly visible as people ran through the streets, calling loved ones on cellphones and rushing to get home.

South Africans Seek Meaning in a Shooting

By SUZANNE DALEY and LYDIA POLGREEN

Reeva Steenkamp, who was shot by the sprinter Oscar Pistorious, had big plans for her newfound fame, including speaking about violence against women in South Africa, friends and family said.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY
“In regimes that are so person-based, the moment that the person on which everything hangs is removed, the entire foundation becomes very weak because there was nothing else supporting this other than this figure.”
JAVIER CORRALES, a professor of political science at Amherst College, on the death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez.
World

Video: Hugo Chávez, 1954-2013

Simon Romero, The Times’s former Caracas bureau chief, reflects on the presidency of Hugo Chávez.

Opinion
Op-Ed Contributor

Home Is Where the Harm Is

By JOAN S. MEIER

Many abduction cases are not black-and-white stories of evil parents stealing away children from a loving home but rather result from domestic abuse situations.

WORLD

Kenyan Accused by Rights Court Is Leading Vote

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN

Uhuru Kenyatta, who has been charged with crimes against humanity, was leading by a wide margin, but confusion rose when officials announced a late-night change in tabulating votes.

Trail of Fraud and Vengeance Leads to Kabul Bank Convictions

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG

After the failure of Kabul Bank, which investigators have described as a Ponzi scheme, two top executives were given five-year sentences, and others were convicted of a range of crimes.

Canada’s North, Home to Bears, and Once, Camels

By IAN AUSTEN

A paper published in Nature Communications details the 2006 discovery of the fossilized remains of a giant camel in Canada.

U.S.

U.S. Catholics in Poll See a Church Out of Touch

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN and MEGAN THEE-BRENAN

In a New York Times/CBS News poll, Catholics said that while their parish priests were in touch with their needs, the Church and most American bishops were not.

Anger and Kudos as Florida Governor Tacks Left

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ

Gov. Rick Scott said he did not change so much as Florida’s economy and deficit changed, freeing him to spend money.

California, on Brink of Recovery, Braces for Setback on Federal Aid

By NORIMITSU ONISHI

State officials estimate $9 billion of cuts in federal aid and are trying to anticipate where those cuts will hit hardest as they wait for details from Washington.

POLITICS

Nominee to Lead C.I.A. Clears Hurdle After Release of Drone Data

By SCOTT SHANE

Senators of both parties have used John O. Brennan’s nomination to try to pressure the White House into disclosing information it has previously withheld.

Jeb Bush Enters Debate, and Possibly 2016 Race

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR

Mr. Bush could be setting up a G.O.P. showdown with a protégé, Marco Rubio, and another Bush vs. Clinton presidential campaign.

Trying to Revive Talks, Obama Goes Around G.O.P. Leaders

By JACKIE CALMES and JONATHAN WEISMAN

President Obama has spoken with a number of Republican lawmakers with a history of willingness to cut bipartisan deals.

BUSINESS
Economic Scene

The Payoff In Delaying Retirement

By EDUARDO PORTER

One way of dealing with the federal deadlock is to have older, healthy Americans work a little longer.

Strategies

Investors’ Quandary: Get In Now?

By JEFF SOMMER

As the Dow surpasses a milestone, investors are weighing whether the market has spent its momentum reaching a peak or if it is about to dance to new heights.

An Uneven Recovery for Dow Companies

By NATHANIEL POPPER

Some of the 30 companies in the Dow Jones industrial average are still down from their peaks, reflecting a move in financial power.

TECHNOLOGY

Yahoo Says New Policy Is Meant to Raise Morale

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and NICOLE PERLROTH

The abolishment of Yahoo’s work-from-home policy created a stir among workers, but some employees say a new office culture is needed.

You May Now Kiss the Computer Screen

By SARAH MASLIN NIR

Some international couples are marrying by proxy over the Internet, a practice so new that immigration authorities say they do not typically watch for it in their efforts to detect fraud.

News Corp. Has a Tablet for Schools

By AMY CHOZICK

The Amplify, a 10-inch Android tablet for kindergartners through 12th graders, will come with the company’s education curriculum, which can also be used on other devices.

SPORTS
Real Madrid 2, United 1

Flash of Red Leaves United Speechless

By SAM BORDEN

Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal with about 20 minutes left gave Real Madrid a 3-2 aggregate lead over Manchester United, securing Real’s passage to the Champions League quarterfinals.

Extreme Grief

By NEIL AMDUR

Headlines of skiers buried by avalanches and the recent deaths of a snowmobiler and a skier have overshadowed concerns about the risks of extreme sports and their impact on families.

For Zubaz, Plans Change, Not the Stripes

By SCOTT CACCIOLA

The partners who launched Zubaz, the loose-fitting, zebra-print pants of the early 1990s, are enjoying something of a rebirth, thanks to Adidas’s new shorts for the N.C.A.A. tournament.

ARTS

Dancer Held in Acid Attack on Bolshoi Director

By ELLEN BARRY

Police officials in Moscow on Tuesday detained a dancer at the Bolshoi Ballet, Pavel Dmitrichenko, in connection with a January acid attack on the company’s artistic director.

Architecture Review

A Sports Complex Shows Its Brains and Brawn

By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN

Columbia University’s new sports complex, by Steven Holl Architects, fills a difficult site at the northern tip of Manhattan.

Theater Review | ‘Talley’s Folly’

Fending Off an Antic Suitor Who Came Late to Hope

By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

Danny Burstein and Sarah Paulson star in the Roundabout’s revival of “Talley’s Folly,” Lanford Wilson’s romantic comedy.

NEW YORK / REGION

Hazing Arrests Prompt a Debate Over Student Conduct at Bronx Science

By AL BAKER

Three juniors at the Bronx High School of Science face misdemeanor charges of forcible touching and assault in a case involving a freshman on the boys’ track team.

A Tailor Admits Underpaying on His Taxes by the Millions

By RUSS BUETTNER

Mohanbhai Ramchandani, suit maker for famous athletes, confessed to tax evasion and agreed to spend 1 to 3 years in prison and pay $5.5 million in back taxes and penalties.

Police Wait After Pledge to Surrender in Fatal Crash

By J. DAVID GOODMAN

Julio Acevedo, who told friends he planned to surrender to the police, had not yet done so as of Tuesday evening.

DINING & WINE
Restaurant Review | Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque

Big League BBQ Arrives

By PETE WELLS

True barbecue in New York? Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque in the East Village is leading the charge.

A Lunchroom Called Capitol Hill

By JENNIFER STEINHAUER

There are more than a dozen restaurants, cafes, sandwich bars and formal dining rooms on the Hill – almost all good for people watching, when you can get in.

A New Italian Spot? You’ve Been There Before

By JEFF GORDINIER

Carbone in Greenwich Village looks to summon up a spirit of 1950s, big-meatball abundance.

EDITORIALS
Editorial

Two Enlistees in the Climate Wars

President Obama’s energy and environmental nominees suggest a broad attack on global warming.

Editorial

Another Round of Sanctions on North Korea

Creative thinking is needed to break the endless cycle of punishments and threats in order to disrupt the North’s nuclear program.

Editorial

Free Speech on the Street Corner

It is heartening to see an appellate court block the anti-solicitation provision of Arizona’s immigration law, calling it unconstitutional.

OP-ED
Op-Ed Contributor

The Country That Stopped Reading

By DAVID TOSCANA

Nowadays more children attend school than ever before, but they learn much less.

Op-Ed Columnist

Repent, Dick Cheney

By MAUREEN DOWD

This just in from the former vice president: Everyone else is wrong. Yes, Condi, he’s talking to you.

Op-Ed Columnist

The Professors’ Big Stage

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

The MOOCs revolution will go through many growing pains, but it is here and it is real.

ON THIS DAY

On March 6, 1857, in its Dred Scott decision, the Supreme Court held that Scott, a slave, could not sue for his freedom in a federal court.

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