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Compiled: June 4, 2015 8:33 PM

Taking Note

Readers Respond: On 'Let's Do Some Railing'

Readers brought an international perspective to conversation about the fatal Amtrak derailment earlier this month.

Hastert Case Is Said to Be Linked to Decades-Old Sexual Abuse

Two people briefed on an F.B.I. investigation of J. Dennis Hastert, the former House speaker, said the payments were hush money to conceal misconduct during his years as a teacher.

Families Press for Changes in Policy on Hostages

A White House-ordered review is expected to produce recommendations such as a new interdepartmental "fusion cell" for recovering American captives, but not a shift in the government's stance against ransom payments.

For Swapped Taliban Prisoners From Guantánamo Bay, Few Doors to Exit Qatar

As the United States pressed Qatar for a six-month travel ban for the former Guantánamo detainees exchanged for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, no countries appeared eager to let them in.

Jeb Bush Faces Challenge in Winning Over Brother's Team

While many in George W. Bush's circle are enthusiastic, many of those who worked for him have not rushed to join his brother's emerging 2016 operation.

Religious Leaders Urge U.S. to Fund Abortions for Rape Victims in Conflicts Abroad

A coalition of religious and human rights leaders demanded the aid for girls and women raped by fighters for groups like the Islamic State and Boko Haram.

 
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