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Gaza City after an Israeli attack on Tuesday. Warplanes struck 150 sites that Israeli officials said harbored Islamist fighters.

Israel and Hamas Trade Attacks as Tension Rises

By STEVEN ERLANGER and ISABEL KERSHNER

Israel carried out extensive air attacks in response to heavy rocket fire and authorized a major call-up of army reserves for an extended campaign against militants in Gaza.

President Obama called the influx of Central Americans trying to cross the border into Texas

Obama Asks for $3.7 Billion to Aid Border

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and JEREMY W. PETERS

President Obama’s request for Congress to provide $3.7 billion to confront a surge of migrants crossing the border into Texas quickly became entangled in the fierce debate over immigration.

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, before a speech to students Tuesday in Beijing.

Spying Case Left Obama in Dark, U.S. Officials Say

By MARK MAZZETTI and MARK LANDLER

When President Obama placed a call to Chancellor Angela Merkel last Thursday, he did not know that a German intelligence operative had been arrested a day earlier, and had admitted to passing secrets to the C.I.A.

U.S.

Sales of Recreational Marijuana Begin in Washington State

By KIRK JOHNSON

Washington is the second state after Colorado to allow legal sales of marijuana, though few stores have completed licensing requirements and will have limited supplies.

OPINION | Op-Ed Contributor

If Tuberculosis Spreads …

By POLLY J. PRICE

Poor people in poor places won’t be the only ones sickened.

World
Palestinians carry a man, who medics said was wounded in Israeli airstrikes on a house, into a hospital in Khan Younis on Tuesday.

Israel Warns Gaza Targets by Phone and Leaflet

By STEVEN ERLANGER and FARES AKRAM

The policy, Israel says, is aimed at minimizing civilian casualties in airstrikes. Rights groups say it does not absolve Israel from responsibility.

Abdullah Abdullah, center, a presidential candidate, asked supporters in Kabul on Tuesday to be patient. He trails Ashraf Ghani in the most recent vote tally.

Afghan Candidate Stops Short of Forming Government

By AZAM AHMED

The presidential candidate asked his supporters for more time to decide the right course of action as Secretary of State John Kerry prepared to travel to Afghanistan in response to the crisis.

Russian Sukhoi Su-25 planes on the tarmac at Al Muthanna military base in Baghdad last week.

Iran Sends 3 Attack Planes to Iraqi Government

By MICHAEL R. GORDON and ERIC SCHMITT

Delivery of the Su-25 aircraft is the latest step Iran has taken to help Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki battle the forces of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

U.S.
Dakota Smith traveled to Philadelphia from Virginia to have her epileptic seizures treated while a series of tests were run.

Probing Brain’s Depth, Trying to Aid Memory

By BENEDICT CAREY

The Department of Defense announced a $40 million investment in direct brain recording. The aim is to develop new, memory-aiding treatments for traumatic brain injury, the signature wound of the wars in Iraq and in Afghanistan.

House Committee Takes Step Toward Renewing Highway Trust Fund

By RON NIXON

The House Ways and Means Committee released a bipartisan plan to provide federal financing for transportation projects through May 15, 2015, a step toward replenishing the Highway Trust Fund.

U.S. Adjusts Court Flow to Meet Rise in Migrants

By JULIA PRESTON

In an attempt to deter an illegal influx from Central America, unaccompanied minors and families with children will be sent to the front of the line.

Politics
President Obama, who ended the military's policy of

Faith Groups Seek Exclusion From Bias Rule

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and ERIK ECKHOLM

President Obama is facing mounting pressure from religious groups demanding to be excluded from an executive order that would bar discrimination against gay people by companies that do government work.

Once called

Republicans Pick Cleveland Over Dallas for Convention

By TRIP GABRIEL and JONATHAN MARTIN

After aggressive campaigns that involved a parade of elephants and a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, Cleveland beat Dallas for the right to host the 2016 Republican convention.

Gov. Jesse Ventura in St. Paul on Tuesday, the first day of jury selection in his defamation lawsuit against the estate of Chris Kyle, who wrote the book

Ex-Governor, Suing Over Book, Is Back in Minnesota’s Spotlight

By MONICA DAVEY

Former Gov. Jesse Ventura is the plaintiff in a defamation lawsuit against the estate of Chris Kyle, who wrote the book “American Sniper,” claiming that a description of a confrontation is false.

Business
Rengan Rajaratnam, left, with his lawyer Daniel Gitner.

DealBook

Prosecutors’ Winning Streak on Insider Trading Cases Ends

By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN, RACHEL ABRAMS and BEN PROTESS

The younger brother of the convicted inside trader Raj Rajaratnam was found not guilty at his own trial, a rare loss for federal prosecutors.

Citigroup is seeking to resolve issues from the financial crisis while it grapples with new challenges posed by a costly fraud in its Mexico unit and its failure to pass the Federal Reserve stress test.

DealBook

Citi Is Said to Be Close to Settling Inquiry Into Mortgage Securities

By MICHAEL CORKERY and BEN PROTESS

The deal could cost the bank roughly $7 billion, people briefed on the matter said.

A cashier counting Venezuelan bills in Caracas. A three-tier exchange rate has erased profits for foreign companies.

Profits Vanish in Venezuela After Currency Devaluation

By WILLIAM NEUMAN

An overvalued bolívar meant the country had been a major source of profits for foreign firms, but they evaporated for many with a new exchange rate.

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

Technology
Yelp Joins Critics of European Union Antitrust Settlement With Google

By JAMES KANTER

Yelp filed an objection to a proposed antitrust settlement, complaining that search results favor Google Plus Local.

Jeffrey P. Bezos, chief executive of Amazon, which is seeking to break its stand-off with Hachette.

Bits Blog

Amazon Angles to Attract Hachette’s Authors to Its Side

By DAVID STREITFELD

Amazon suggested it would give Hachette’s authors all the revenue from their e-book sales on Amazon. Hachette’s response on Tuesday was to suggest that the retailer was trying to make it commit suicide.

Smartphones have expanded the opportunity for certain kinds of workers to increase their involvement in their children's lives.

Bits Blog

You Don’t Have to Feel Very Guilty About Using Your Smartphone While Parenting

By FARHAD MANJOO

A preschool boy has a vacation. And his father finds a way to spend time with him and still get his work done.

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

Sports
Brazil's Fernandinho after Toni Kroos's scored his first goal, and Germany's third.

Germany 7, Brazil 1

Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, and Brazil’s Day Goes Dark

By SAM BORDEN

Few would have envisioned the home team, so close to glory, being so thoroughly overmatched as in the 7-1 semifinal loss to Germany.

. Graphic: Germany’s Five First-Half Goals Against Brazil
. Match Recap
The Dutchman Arjen Robben, right, falling in a quarterfinal against Costa Rica. Internet parodies depict him as an Acapulco cliff diver.

Invaluable and Infuriating All in One

By JERÉ LONGMAN

The Dutch winger Arjen Robben has world-class skill and a penchant for theatrics, and along with Argentina’s Lionel Messi, he may be the most impactful player left in the 2014 World Cup.

Donald Sterling's lawyer Maxwell Blecher entering the courthouse. Sterling said the Clippers were worth over $2 billion.

Sterling Spars With Wife’s Lawyer at Trial That Will Determine Clippers Sale

By BILLY WITZ

Donald Sterling, the Clippers’ owner, testified at a trial that will determine whether he was legally removed from a trust by his wife, who then sold the team.

. Testimony in Clippers Case Begins, but Sterling Doesn’t Take Stand
For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »

Arts
Karl Kenzler as Bill Clinton, and Alet Taylor as Hillary Rodham Clinton, in

It Takes a Village (and a Composer and a Writer)

By AMY CHOZICK

Call her madam: Writers of two fledgling musicals have found their inspiration in Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Kaidan Chibusa no Enoki  This Kabuki drama stars Nakamura Kankuro, standing. The production, at the Rose Theater, is presented as part of the Lincoln Center Festival.

Theater Review | ‘Kaidan Chibusa no Enoki’

Hovering Ghost, Plunging Water

By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

“Kaidan Chibusa no Enoki,” a Kabuki ghost story from the Heisei Nakamura-za company, is at the Lincoln Center Festival.

Closed Curtain, opening on Wednesday, stars Kambuzia Partovi as a writer in hiding with his dog.

‘Closed Curtain’

An Allegory Steeped in Enigmas

By A. O. SCOTT

“Closed Curtain,” by Jafar Panahi, is a film, or nonfilm, that mixes defiance and whimsy with an edge of melancholy and fatigue

CREDIT:  nytimes.com

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