NY MINI 11-04-13

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2 Cor. 3:6

Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of
the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth
life.

Top News
Under Health Care Act, Millions Eligible for Free Policies

            By REED ABELSON and KATIE THOMAS

Federal subsidies will pay the entire monthly cost of some plans being offered in the online marketplaces, a surprising figure that has not gotten much attention, in part because the zero-premium plans come with serious trade-offs.

Alex Rodriguez and his lawyer Joe Tacopina, left, arrived for a hearing in September.  

In Rodriguez Arbitration, Two Sides Play Hardball 

            By STEVE EDER, SERGE F. KOVALESKI and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT

In the months since several players were linked to a Florida anti-aging clinic, Major League Baseball and Alex Rodriguez have engaged in a cloak-and-dagger struggle surpassing anything the sport has seen.

John Sevier, a volunteer with Americans for Prosperity, in Coralville, Iowa, where the group has aggressively campaigned. 

Koch Group Has Ambitions in Small Races

            By JOHN ELIGON

Backed by the billionaire Koch brothers, Americans for Prosperity has campaigned against taxes and spending in Coralville, Iowa, but some voters are skeptical of its motives.

For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »
Editors’ Picks
 

    EDUCATION    |     Education Life

The Disrupters   degree programs that change the fundamental model of higher education.

.                         Innovation Imperative: Change Everything
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Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, at the United Nations in September.  

    OPINION    |     Op-Ed Contributor

 Talk to Iran, It Works  

            By RYAN C. CROCKER

Based on talks in 2001, the outlines of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program and Western sanctions are clear.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

“To see a huge gun on the boat next to us, that wasn’t expected. It was kind of drastic, but, unfortunately, it’s just what has to be done after people destroy an event for other people.”

KRISTA POWELL, on boarding a ferry on the way to the starting line of the New York City Marathon.

World
At government schools it runs in Gaza, Hamas has introduced changes to the approved Palestinian Authority curriculum.  

 To Shape Young Palestinians, Hamas Creates Its Own Textbooks 

            By FARES AKRAM and JODI RUDOREN

The Hamas movement is deviating from the approved Palestinian Authority curriculum, using the new texts as part of a broader push to infuse the next generation with its militant ideology.

During a visit to Cairo on Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry urged military leaders, including Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, right, to stick to their  

Egyptians Following Right Path, Kerry Says

            By MICHAEL R. GORDON

In Cairo, Secretary of State John Kerry indicated that additional steps needed to be taken to establish an inclusive, civilian-led government.

Ziad Bahaa el-Din spoke with Catherine Ashton of the European Union last month to encourage reconciliation in Egypt. 

Lonely Advocate for Restraint in Egypt Tiptoes Around Talk of Compromise

            By KAREEM FAHIM

With the country on war footing and security officials rallying a fight against Islamists, Ziad Bahaa el-Din, a cabinet minister, is in a precarious place, trying to coax the government toward moderation.

For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »
U.S.
Colorado Is Asking Taxpayers for $1 Billion to Help Schools  By JACK HEALYOn Tuesday, Colorado will ask voters to raise taxes to fund one of the most ambitious and sweeping education overhauls in the country.
Signs encouraging residents to vote for a casino at Suffolk Downs trade on a nostalgic connection.  

End of Casino Partnership Leaves Fate of East Boston Racetrack in Doubt 

            By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

Suffolk Downs, a famed but fading East Boston racetrack, is looking for a new partner in a competition for the area’s sole casino license.

Martin J. Walsh spoke to voters at a cafe in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston on Saturday.

Outside Money at Issue in Boston Mayor’s Race as Labor Unions Weigh In

            By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

The first competitive race for mayor of Boston in three decades is coming down to the wire, and outside cash has poured into the race.

For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US
Politics

    The Caucus

Clemency for Snowden? U.S. Officials Say No

            By BRIAN KNOWLTON

The White House and two key members of Congress rejected Edward J. Snowden’s plea for clemency for his disclosures of classified surveillance documents.

.                         No Morsel Too Minuscule for All-Consuming N.S.A.
.                         Interactive: Documents Show N.S.A. Efforts to Spy on Both Enemies and Allies
.                         Video Video: The N.S.A.’s Evolution
Senate Vote on Workplace Bias Against Gays Poses a Test for the G.O.P. 

            By JEREMY W. PETERS

Accused of being out of touch on social issues, Republicans face a question of gay rights at the federal level with the vote Monday to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay men, lesbians and transgender people.

Both Sides Invoke Obama in Climax of Virginia Governor’s Race

            By TRIP GABRIEL

The president attacked the Republicans for the recent government shutdown, while the Republicans tried to profit from problems in the health care rollout.

.                         Video  Video: Obama Campaigns for Terry McAuliffe
.                         I.O.U.’s Give the Democrat an Edge in Virginia
For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »
Business
Steven A. Cohen, the owner of SAC Capital Advisors, which is expected to plead guilty to insider trading charges and pay a fine of $1.2 billion. 

    DealBook

SAC Nears an Insider Trading Guilty Plea, but Legal Cases Aren’t Shut

            By BEN PROTESS and PETER LATTMAN

A plea deal for SAC Capital Advisors would resolve a criminal case involving insider trading charges, but the firm’s owner, Steven A. Cohen, would still face a civil lawsuit.

A rendering of 56 Leonard, which has a penthouse on the 60th floor that sold for $47 million, a record price for downtown. 

Stratospheric Views, and Prices

            By JULIE CRESWELL

Hard as it may be to believe, the price per square foot for luxury apartments in New York City is considerably less than it is for luxury elsewhere in the world.

.                         Video  Video: Buildings for Billionaires
.                         Graphic  Graphic: The Tallest, Richest Additions to the Skyline
Using modest amounts of wood at a large number of coal plants could be a relatively quick way to phase in renewable energy. 

Power Plants Try Burning Wood With Coal to Cut Carbon Emissions

            By MATTHEW L. WALD

Adding waste wood from paper mills, furniture factories and logging operations has been used with varying levels of success.

For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »
Technology

Ads Scant When Twitter Crosses Borders 

Though three-quarters of its users are outside the United States, only a modest portion of its ad revenue is generated there. But it’s growing fast.

.                         Video: The I.P.O., by the Numbers | Document: I.P.O. Filings
Under a New Chief, Yahoo Still Seeks Its Voice 

    Disruptions

Under a New Chief, Yahoo Still Seeks Its Voice

            By NICK BILTON

It is not at all clear that the interface decisions Marissa Mayer has made as chief of Yahoo are paying off.

The Galaxy S4 sells well, but investors worry about the future of smartphones, which provide two-thirds of Samsung's profits.

Samsung Ready to Slowly Lift Veil to Investors

            By ERIC PFANNER

The technology giant, known for playing its cards close to the vest, is holding only its second meeting of management with analysts.

For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »
Sports
Geoffrey Mutai, of Kenya, crossing the finish line to win the New York City Marathon. 

Mutai Bides His Time for a Repeat Victory   By KEN BELSON    The Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai became the first man to win back-to-back New York Marathon titles in 15 years.

.                         Notes and Analysis | Comment Post a Comment
Jeptoo Wins in a Sprint From Behind            By MARY PILON    Buzunesh Deba and Tigist Tufa built a huge lead before Priscah Jeptoo ran them down, taking the lead around Mile 24 to win by 49 seconds.
About 50,000 participants of the New York City Marathon raced over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge under the careful watch of security on the ground and above. 

    Sports of The Times

At Marathon, Security Wins

            By JULIET MACUR

Runners and spectators were conflicted: the extra security provided some peace of mind, but they said it’s a shame we’ve come to this.

.                         Photographs  Slide Show: Running the Streets of New York
For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »
Arts
Luis Barragán's San Cristóbal stables in Mexico City from the 1960s.  

Tug of War Stretches Architect’s Legacy  By RANDY KENNEDY    In a New York homage to the Mexican architect Luis Barragán, the artist Jill Magid plays cat and mouse with the Swiss group that owns rights to his work.

M.I.A.  The British singer-rapper brought a live message from Julian Assange, as well as pan-cultural tunes from her new album,   

    Music Review

Rebelling With Global Beats and WikiLeaks

 

 

 

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