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Rolling Stone Article on Rape at University of Virginia Failed All Basics, Report Says

By RAVI SOMAIYA

The report on a discredited article about a gang rape at the University of Virginia, published by the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, said the editing process had failed at every stage.

OPINION | OP-ED COLUMNIST

The Obama Doctrine and Iran

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

In a video interview with Thomas L. Friedman, President Obama discussed the calculations that informed the Iran nuclear framework and what they say about his overall approach to foreign policy.

A well-drilling rig at an almond orchard in Hanford, Calif. Land devoted to water-thirsty almonds has doubled in the state in 20 years.

Beneath California Crops, Groundwater Crisis Grows

By JUSTIN GILLIS and MATT RICHTEL

Farmers are pumping billions of gallons of water from the ground, depleting a resource that was endangered before the drought even began.

Before going to prison, Ashley Diamond lived as a woman.

Transgender Woman Cites Attacks and Abuse in Men’s Prison

By DEBORAH SONTAG

On the day she arrived at a Georgia prison intake center, the deliberate defeminizing of Ashley Diamond, a male-to-female transgender woman, began.

President Obama in an interview Saturday at the White House. The president emphasized to Israel that

Obama Calls Preliminary Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Our Best Bet’

By PETER BAKER

In an interview, President Obama called last week’s preliminary agreement a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to curb the spread of nuclear weapons in a dangerous region while reassuring critics.

70 Years on, Crowd Gets Close to the Birthplace of the Atomic Bomb

By RICK ROJAS

Seventy years after the first test of the atomic bomb, tourists flock to the New Mexican desert.

If California legislators succeed, a statue of Sally Ride, the astronaut and physicist, would replace one of the Rev. Junipero Serra.

California Seeks to Make Way for Statue of Sally Ride in U.S. Capitol

By CAROL POGASH

If legislators have their way, the statue will replace that of the Rev. Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Catholic priest, in the National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington.

Top News
Ethiopian troops as part of an international force in Somalia fighting the Shabab.

Shabab Militants Learning to Kill on a Shoestring

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN

The militants from Somalia remain murderously effective despite the loss of territory, fighters and money, having learned to adapt.

Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, second from left, with Senator David Perdue of Georgia. Mr. Corker's bill would force the president to send any Iran deal to Congress for approval.

G.O.P. Senator, Bob Corker, Is Key Player in Iran Accord

By ASHLEY PARKER and PETER BAKER

Few people on Capitol Hill are more important to the White House now than Senator Bob Corker, the Republican behind a bill to force President Obama to send any deal with Iran to Congress for approval.

Kristin Jones, 23, teaches fourth grade at Success Academy Harlem 4. Students' weekly spelling and math quiz results appear on colored charts in the hallway.

At Success Academy Charter Schools, High Scores and Polarizing Tactics

By KATE TAYLOR

Students at the charter schools, led by Eva S. Moskowitz, outperform their public school peers, but the schools’ methods and culture are not for everyone.

The Evidence of Mexico’s Missing

By DAVID GONZALEZ

After 43 students disappeared in Mexico, Christopher Gregory went there to document the traces left by countless others who have been killed or kidnapped.

World
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia receiving his Cypriot counterpart, Nicos Anastasiades, in Moscow in February.

Waving Cash, Putin Sows E.U. Divisions in an Effort to Break Sanctions

By ANDREW HIGGINS

The Russian president has mended issues with Cyprus and has courted Greece as Moscow seeks to assert influence in some of Europe’s most troubled corners.

Yuval Steinitz, Israel's minister of intelligence and strategic affairs, in Paris last month.

Skeptical of Iran Nuclear Deal, Israel Calls for Changes

By ISABEL KERSHNER and DAVID E. SANGER

The Obama administration fears that reopening the issues with Iran in the last stages of the talks would invite it to do the same, rapidly unraveling the deal.

Former President Mohamed Nasheed during a scuffle at a courthouse in Male. A terrorism trial, widely seen as unfair, ended last month with a 13-year sentence for Mr. Nasheed, who in 2008 became the first democratically elected president in the Maldives.

Maldives’ Transition to Democracy Appears Increasingly Precarious

By GARDINER HARRIS

Diplomats say President Abdulla Yameen is becoming more autocratic and unpredictable, citing the influence of gangs and the imprisonment of a former president.

U.S.
Laurence H. Tribe

Laurence Tribe Fights Climate Case Against Star Pupil From Harvard, President Obama

By CORAL DAVENPORT

The liberal legal scholar Laurence H. Tribe, who taught Barack Obama at Harvard, represents the coal company Peabody Energy in its challenge to E.P.A. rules.

State Senator Chad Barefoot, center, sponsored a bill to change the Wake County Board of Commissioners that the panel's chairman James P. West called

With State Control, North Carolina Republicans Pursue Smaller Prizes

By RICHARD FAUSSET

Party members have turned their attention to pushing bills to shift the local balance in places as small as Trinity, N.C., population 6,600.

From left, Judy Clarke, Miriam Conrad and David Bruck, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers, arrived for closing arguments in his trial Monday in Boston.

Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Wraps Up With Clashing Portraits of Naïveté and Extremism

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, on trial in the 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon, “wanted to punish America,” the prosecutor said during his closing statement.

Ron Paul Is Expected to Play Little Role in Rand Paul’s Campaign

By JEREMY W. PETERS

As the Kentucky senator prepared to announce Tuesday that he will run for president, his advisers said he would not rely on being the son of a man who fared well in 2008 and 2012.

NEW FACES OF CONGRESS

For Barbara Comstock of Virginia, a Switch From Left to Right

By EMMARIE HUETTEMAN

Barbara Comstock of Virginia’s 10th District once worked for Senator Edward M. Kennedy but found herself drawn to Republican ideas and switched parties.

Business
The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house in Charlottesville, Va.

University of Virginia Fraternity to Go After Rolling Stone for Rape Article

By RAVI SOMAIYA

The fraternity at the center of a retracted article by Rolling Stone said it planned to pursue legal action against the magazine, but it will not be an easy case.

. News Analysis: In Report on Rolling Stone, a Case Study in Failed Journalism
. Rolling Stone Article on Rape at University of Virginia Failed All Basics, Report Says
A commercial complex under construction in Mumbai, India. After a painful period following the financial crisis, private equity money is flooding again into Indian sectors like commercial real estate and medical care.

India’s Private Equity Industry Shakes Off Its Doldrums

By ANITA RAGHAVAN

A rebounding stock market in the country is clearing the way for private equity investors to pursue fresh opportunities.

The Chicago Cubs sent Kris Bryant to the minor leagues for what the players' union believes were financial reasons.

NEWS ANALYSIS

Kris Bryant, the Baseball Players’ Union and a Lesson for Labor

By NOAM SCHEIBER

Labor might do well to heed baseball, where solidarity between its stars and lesser players has been critical to bargaining success since the mid-’60s.

DUKE 68, WISCONSIN 63

Duke Defeats Wisconsin to Win N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Championship

By ZACH SCHONBRUN

Led by four freshmen who combined for 60 points, the Blue Devils surged past the Badgers, a fellow No. 1 seed, for their fifth national title under Coach Mike Krzyzewski.

Alex Rodriguez hitting a single in the fifth inning.

ON BASEBALL

Alex Rodriguez Returns as the Yankees’ Designated Attention-Getter

By TYLER KEPNER

Although he lied, cheated and ruined his legacy, Alex Rodriguez was cheered robustly on Monday, opening day at Yankee Stadium. He rewarded the fans with a hit, one of only three by the Yankees.

Buddy Carlyle, who earned the save, after wrapping up the Mets' 3-1 victory over the Nationals.

METS 3, NATIONALS 1

Mets Exploit Two Errors to Beat Max Scherzer and the Nationals

By TIM ROHAN

Scherzer, the Nationals’ new $210 million ace, carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning, but two errors by Ian Desmond, the Nationals shortstop, allowed the Mets to open the season with a victory.

Technology
Supporters of net neutrality outside the Federal Communications Commission building in Washington in February.

BITS BLOG

Publication of New Internet Rules to Prompt Cheers and Challenges

By REBECCA R. RUIZ

The F.C.C. regulations are expected to appear in the Federal Register as early as this week, starting two 60-day countdowns: one until they take effect and the other until a deadline for lawsuits.

Betsy Chao, a Rutgers student, began a campaign against software used to monitor online students taking tests. The school said the software was not mandatory.

Online Test-Takers Feel Anti-Cheating Software’s Uneasy Glare

By NATASHA SINGER

School administrators say for online learning to be legitimate, testing has to be monitored. Proctortrack is a new anti-cheating program being used by some universities.

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