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2 Hostages Killed in Yemen as U.S. Rescue Effort Fails

By KAREEM FAHIM and ERIC SCHMITT

Luke Somers, a journalist, and Pierre Korkie, a teacher, were being held by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen when they died during a raid by United States commandos Saturday, officials said.

SCOTT PRUITT  The Oklahoma attorney general, second from right, in Dallas in July, and his Republican counterparts have formed alliances to oppose federal regulations.

COURTING FAVOR: A HIDDEN COALITION

Energy Firms in Secretive Alliance With Attorneys General

By ERIC LIPTON

Republican attorneys general have formed an unprecedented, secretive alliance with some of the nation’s top energy producers to push back against the Obama regulatory agenda, an investigation by The New York Times has found.

. Documents  Documents: A Window Into a Secret Alliance
. Graphic  Graphic: A Letter From an Attorney General, Written by an Energy Company
A lab technician from the Sierra Leone Health Ministry with a cooler of blood samples from suspected Ebola patients. Delays in testing are causing serious bottlenecks at treatment centers.

As Ebola Rages, Poor Planning Thwarts Efforts

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN

Aid officials in Sierra Leone say weak coordination among aid groups, government mismanagement and glaring inefficiencies are costing countless lives.

World
People waded through floodwaters caused by Typhoon Hagupit in Borongan City in the Philippines on Sunday.

Typhoon Lashes Philippines, Amid Fears of a Repeat of Last Year’s Devastation

By AUSTIN RAMZY

A major concern is that the storm is expected to take up to three days to move across the central Philippines, dumping heavy rains and raising the possibility of deadly landslides.

Forget the Hounds. As Foxes Creep In, Britons Call the Sniper.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD

“They may appear cuddly and romantic, but foxes are also a pest and a menace,” Mayor Boris Johnson said. Some in London, however, are working to save the animals from harm.

Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru

By WILLIAM NEUMAN

As maca booms, some Peruvians fear that they are losing control of a valuable crop with a history that goes back long before the time of the Inca empire.

U.S.
Gary DePalo, a sophomore at the University of Virginia, said there was a general sense on campus of

After Retreat on Rolling Stone Article, Virginia Campus Still Uneasy

By ALAN SCHWARZ

Students have endured a tumultuous semester: the disappearance of a sophomore, two suicides and an article about an alleged gang rape that put the university in the center of a national debate.

Leon Jones in a bunkhouse in Newberry, S.C. Mr. Jones, who has an intellectual disability, works for a company that supplies labor to a meatpacking plant.

THIS LAND

Separated From Brother, Left to Toil Far From Home

By DAN BARRY

Leon Jones, a 64-year-old with an intellectual disability, was among the men recruited from institutions years ago to work in meat plants. He may be the last remaining laborer connected to an abusive system.

State Senator Jamie B. Raskin, a law professor, said the atheist ban in the Maryland Constitution was inconsistent with the state's history.

In Seven States, Atheists Push to End Largely Forgotten Ban

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN

It has been 53 years since the Supreme Court ruled that states could not have a “religious test” for public office, but a belief in God remains a requirement in Maryland and other states.

Politics
Bill Cassidy greeted supporters at his election party in Baton Rouge. His win means Republicans will hold 54 seats in the Senate.

Mary Landrieu Is Defeated by Bill Cassidy in Louisiana Senate Runoff

By RICHARD FAUSSET

The victory by Mr. Cassidy, a Republican congressman, sent home the last Deep South Democrat in the United States Senate.

Obama Is Found to Have Symptoms of Acid Reflux

By MARK LANDLER

The president, who has had very few medical problems during his nearly six years in office, appeared to have symptoms of acid reflux, officials said.

President Ashraf Ghani with Secretary Chuck Hagel in Kabul.

1,000 Extra U.S. Soldiers Will Remain in Afghanistan

By AZAM AHMED

The extra deployments appear to be intended to meet personnel requirements necessary to maintain bases across the country, including Kandahar Airfield.

 

Business
A protester outside Macy's in Herald Square on Black Friday, part of a campaign in support of Michael Brown.

STRATEGIES

Looking for the Effects of the Black Friday Boycott

By JEFF SOMMER

Holiday sales were down 11 percent, but how much of that was a result of the nationwide protests against the police shooting of Michael Brown?

CBS and Dish End Dispute, Resolving a 12-Hour Blackout

By EMILY STEEL

Stations owned and operated by CBS in 14 markets returned to Dish’s service after a brief absence when the two companies ended a six-month contract fight.

WORKSPACE

A Life Lived Between Buffalo and Boston, With a Touch of SportsThe headquarters of the Delaware North Companies is home to much baseball and hockey memorabilia.

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

Technology

PREOCCUPATIONS

Hearing Every Voice in the Room

By PHIL GILBERT

Bringing the best ideas to the fore means encouraging everyone to speak up.

ECONOMIC VIEW

How Technology Could Help Fight Income Inequality

By TYLER COWEN

New and cheaper services could effectively increase wages, while easier-to-use computers could create new opportunities.

For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »
Sports
On Sunday at 1 p.m., the Giants (3-9) play the Titans (2-10), and the Jets (2-10) play the Vikings (5-7).

Jets? Giants? There Are Better Ways to Spend Your Sunday

By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Take a break from the weekly masochism. Here are some suggestions for better ways to spend this Sunday other than watching the 2-10 Jets and the 3-9 Giants.

Christion Jones scored early in the fourth quarter on a 6-yard pass from quarterback Blake Sims to put Alabama ahead by 28-13.

ALABAMA 42, MISSOURI 13

Using Several Gears, Alabama Cruises Past Missouri for SEC Title

By RAY GLIER

No. 1 Alabama displayed a faster pace on offense in a convincing victory over Missouri in the SEC title game.

San Francisco won the World Series, then lost third baseman Pablo Sandoval to Boston in free agency.

ON BASEBALL

Winter Alert: Team Construction Ahead

By TYLER KEPNER

Though it is unwise to expect a flurry of transactions at this week’s winter meetings, here are some roster holes that need filling around the leagues.

Shared Newsletter:  Credit:  nytimes.com

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