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home : national/world : new york times August 28, 2014

15-Year-Old CiCi Bellis Loses at U.S. Open
Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan defeated Bellis in three sets in the second round.... More >>

U.S. Identifies Citizens Joining Rebels in Syria
Nearly a dozen Americans are known to have traveled to Syria to fight for ISIS, the militant group that the Obama administration says poses the greatest threat to the United States since Al Qaeda before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.... More >>

Shell Submits a Plan for New Exploration of Alaskan Arctic Oil
The company, which had experienced setbacks in its efforts in recent years, said it had not yet made a final decision on whether to drill next summer.... More >>

Obama Urges Calm in Face of Two Crises
President Obama confronted two volatile crises with restraint Thursday, saying he was not close to authorizing airstrikes in Syria and playing down an escalation of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.... More >>

Over 1,000 Russian Soldiers Join Fight, NATO Says
Satellite photos released publicly for the first time appear to corroborate NATO assertions that Russian forces are operating in Ukraine territory.... More >>

Ukraine Leader Says ‘Huge Loads of Arms’ Pour in From Russia
President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine said that mercenaries and regular Russian servicemen were trying to overrun positions held by the Ukrainian military.... More >>

On the Runway Blog: Obama Wore a Tan Suit (and Spoke About World Crises)
The tan suit that President Obama wore to a news conference drew plenty of attention, the way a female politician’s wardrobe often does.... More >>

Abuse Victims at Yeshiva High Seek to Reinstate Suit Over School’s Cover-Up
The case hinges, in part, on when it was the obligation of the abuse victims to pursue hints of a cover-up at Yeshiva University High School for Boys.... More >>

Critics Question High Ratings on Teacher Evaluations While Students Test Poorly
For the first time, parents and administrators can assess the effectiveness of teachers at the county, district and, in some cases, the school level.... More >>

DealBook: Barclays Agrees to Lend Detroit $275 Million to Exit Bankruptcy
Part of the proceeds will be used to retire a $120 million loan, in addition to $100 million that will go towards paying two classes of bankruptcy creditors. The remaining amount is to be invested in public improvements.... More >>

Taser Use in Arrest Leads to Suit in Georgia
The family of Gregory Towns Jr., who it says was shocked up to 13 times during an arrest, is suing an Atlanta suburb and two of its former police officers.... More >>

Everyday Economics: In Defense of the Knee Defender
Why preventing a seat back from reclining is not such a big deal, provided you do it responsibly.... More >>

Tony Stewart Set for Sprint Cup Race After Hiatus
Stewart’s return at Atlanta Motor Speedway will end a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed the driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a dirt-track race.... More >>

Roger Goodell Alters N.F.L. Policy on Domestic Violence in Wake of Ray Rice Case
The N.F.L. commissioner said that league employees would be suspended without pay for six games for a first offense involving domestic violence.... More >>

Leader Calls on Military to End Crisis in Pakistan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif requested Thursday that the army chief help defuse a standoff that has brought thousands of protesters to the capital and crippled the government.... More >>

U.S. Economy Grew at Brisk Rate in Second Quarter
The Commerce Department said the economy grew at a 4.2 percent rate, but businesses still seem to be benefiting more than consumers.... More >>

Roger Goodell Admits He Was Wrong and Alters N.F.L. Policy on Domestic Violence
The N.F.L. commissioner said that league employees would be suspended without pay for six games for a first offense involving domestic violence.... More >>

Serena Williams Powers Ahead at the U.S. Open
Williams beat Vania King in the second round on Thursday, while eighth-seeded Ana Ivanovic was eliminated. On the men’s side, John Isner and Sam Querrey won in straight sets.... More >>

Law Boosts Oversight of Use of Solitary Confinement at Rikers Island
The legislation will require the Correction Department to publish quarterly reports on the inmates in solitary confinement, but does not include provisions that will scale back its use as punishment.... More >>

A New American Oil Bonanza
United States refinery production in recent weeks reached record highs and left supply depots flush, cushioning the impact of all the instability surrounding traditional global oil fields.... More >>

ISIS Said to Kill 150 Syrian Captives in 2 Days, Videotaping the Horror
Dozens of men, possibly Syrian soldiers, were lined up in their underwear and gunned down. In the Golan Heights, non-ISIS rebels seized United Nations peacekeepers.... More >>

As Ebola Grips Liberia’s Capital, a Quarantine Sows Social Chaos
Monrovia has become, in a few short weeks, a major focal point of the epidemic, with the outbreak overwhelming the government of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.... More >>

Drug-Trafficking Charges Dropped Against Man Arrested in Hoffman Case
Robert Aaron, a musician and friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman, had been charged with intent to sell heroin just days after the actor’s fatal drug overdose in February.... More >>

Erdogan Is Sworn In as President of Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the former prime minister who has governed Turkey for more than a decade, is expected to continue to exercise power for at least another five years.... More >>

Motherlode Blog: American Kids, Learning to Aim and Fire
I’ve talked to my children long and hard about guns and gun safety. I’ve made them practice what to say and do. And this summer, three of the four of them learned to shoot.... More >>

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