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Top video games of 2014

By Drew Dixon
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Technology | Video games don’t have to be mindless entertainment that bring out the worst in human nature. They can teach empathy, offer reminders of our need for…

Midday Roundup: FBI formally accuses North Korea of Sony hack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Cyber movie mayhem. The Obama administration is taking seriously what may be the most extensive cyberattack in U.S. history. FBI officials announced this…

‘Grinch’ governor vetoes New York adoption tax credit

By Emily Belz
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Adoption | NEW YORK—The New York legislature in June unanimously passed a bill providing a tax deduction for families adopting children out of the foster care system.

Should students be able to pass the U.S. citizenship test?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | “How many U.S. Senators are there?” and “Why does the flag have 13 stripes?” Immigrants must answer questions like these to become U.S. citizens, and…

Departures

By Edward E. Plowman
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2014 News of the Year | Edmund Abel April 2 | 92 | Contract engineer who designed the Mr. Coffee drip brewing machine launched in 1972. Fouad Ajami June 22 | 68 | Middle East scholar…

Lap dogs and attack hounds

By Marvin Olasky
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Media | My votes for the worst reporting of 2014

The use and abuse of stories

The use and abuse of stories

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | Events like Rolling Stone ’s flawed rape story can make a culture jaded and cynical

Sights and sounds

By Joel Belz
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WORLD | WORLD Radio keeps us connected to you

Chocolate shop terror

Chocolate shop terror

By Daniel James Devine
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News | A standoff inside a Sydney café caps a year plagued by lone wolf attacks 

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

By The Editors
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News | Jan. 5   Residents of Mumbai, India, can resume using firecrackers today when the city’s annual temporary ban on noise pollution expires. Every year,

‘We can’t wait’

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Selma gives an engaging behind-the-scenes look at a powerful moment in U.S. history

Into the Woods

By Emily Whitten
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Movies | Once upon a time, a childless baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) wished for a baby. Enter stage right, with a bang and a puff of smoke, a gnarled…

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