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9:10 PM ET, November 24, 2014

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Helene Cooper / New York Times:
Hagel Said to Be Stepping Down as Defense Chief Under Pressure  —  WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure, the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama's Democratic majority in the Senate and a beleaguered national security team …
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Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
With Chuck Hagel's departure, Obama is turning into George W. Bush  —  When Barack Obama looks in the mirror these days, he must see a terrifying visage staring back at him: that of George W. Bush.  —  In a cruel echo of history, Obama is morphing into the president whose foreign policy he campaigned to overturn.
Discussion: Hot Air and The Moderate Voice
Kevin Lamarque / The Daily Beast:
Hagel Takes a Bullet for Obama: Inside the Defense Secretary's Sudden Firing  —  The Secretary of Defense is stepping down after less than two lackluster years inside the Pentagon walls and disastrous developments around the world.  —  From practically the day he took office as the 24th Secretary …
Discussion: Liberaland
David Weigel / Bloomberg Politics:
John McCain: Chuck Hagel ‘Was Up to the Job’  —  John McCain wasn't going to let the administration get away with its spin.  Early Monday morning, before daylight in Arizona, Helene Cooper reported that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel would be stepping down, and that he was pushed.
Max Boot / Commentary Magazine:
Is a National-Security Shakeup Coming?
William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
How Do You Spell Scapegoat? H-A-G-E-L
Discussion: NBC News, New York Times and US News
ABC News:
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step Down
Discussion: Politico
Washington Post:
Grand jury reaches decision in case of Ferguson officer  —  A grand jury has reached a decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Mo. police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked days of turbulent protests, sources close to the process said.
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Manny Fernandez / New York Times:
Live Updates From Ferguson on the Grand Jury Decision in Michael Brown Shooting  —  Journalists with The New York Times in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country are following the work of the grand jury in the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot Aug. 9 by Darren Wilson, a white police officer.
Discussion: Gawker and Riehl World News
Joe Concha / Mediaite:
Concha: Announcing Grand Jury Decision at Night a Needlessly Reckless One  —  When it comes to the grand jury decision regarding Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, the decision on when to announce the decision is a borderline reckless one.
Discussion: FOX News Radio
CNN:
Grand jury decision today  —  Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) — While protesters chanted late Monday for an indictment in the shooting death of Michael Brown, officials called for calm as the world awaits word of the grand jury's decision.  —  “No matter what is announced, people will be emotional.
Lee Enterprises / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Darren Wilson has married his girlfriend
Discussion: Gawker, Philly.com and New York's PIX11
Eric Bradner / CNN:
Poll finds racial divide over Wilson charges
Discussion: Hot Air
Kevin Cirilli / The Hill:
Giuliani: Ferguson debate misdirected
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Daily Kos
USA Today:
Reports: Ferguson grand jury has made decision
Discussion: National Review
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Al Sharpton: Rand Paul's outreach to blacks could hurt Democrats in 2016  —  The Rev. Al Sharpton says Rand Paul's efforts to engage black voters could present a strategic challenge for Democrats: If the Republican senator runs for president, fewer African Americans may be motivated to show up and vote against him.
Discussion: Mediaite
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Olivia Nuzzi / The Daily Beast:
Rand Paul Declares War on ISIS—and Allows Boots on the Ground
John McCormick / Bloomberg Politics:
Rand Paul Shows Early Strength in New Hampshire Poll
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
LEAKED>>> Prosecutor's Office: NO INDICTMENT in #MikeBrown Case  —  NO INDICTMENT IN MIKE BROWN CASE—  From a source inside the Prosecutor's Office - NO INDICTMENT in the Michael Brown case.  —  Heard from a SEPARATE NEWS SOURCE same news - No Indictment.
Discussion: Viking Pundit and Vox Popoli
David Carr / New York Times:
Calling Out Bill Cosby's Media Enablers, Including Myself  —  Amid the public revulsion at the news that Bill Cosby, a trailblazing black entertainer, allegedly victimized women in serial fashion throughout his career, the response from those in the know has been: What took so long?
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Police: Woman Saying She's ‘Ready For Ferguson’ Shoots, Kills Self By Accident  —  St. Louis police were investigating an incident in which a woman waving a gun inside a vehicle and saying she was “ready for Ferguson” apparently shot herself in the head by accident, CNN reported Sunday.
Discussion: Mediaite and Booman Tribune
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BBC:
Turkey president Erdogan: Women are not equal to men  —  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said women cannot be treated as equal to men, and has accused feminists of rejecting motherhood.  —  “You cannot put women and men on an equal footing,” he told a meeting in Istanbul.  “It is against nature.”
Erin Alberty / Salt Lake Tribune:
Killings by Utah police outpacing gang, drug, child-abuse homicides  —  1. Officer Bron Cruz' body camera shows him beginning to raise his gun toward Dillon Taylor as Taylor walks away.  2. Taylor continues to face away from Cruz.  Cruz can be heard ordering Taylor, “Get your hands out, now.”
George Packer / New Yorker:
The Quiet German  —  The astonishing rise of Angela Merkel, the most powerful woman in the world. … “We're finding that the ones we tested perfume and makeup on are extremely attractive to me.”  —  BUY OR LICENSE » … “All right, buddy, that'll be a ten-dollar corkage fee.”
Discussion: The Dish
William H. Frey / The New Republic:
The Suburbs: Not Just for White People Anymore  —  The new racial dynamics of the American dream, in three eye-opening graphics  —  The classic image of an American metropolis was that of a polyglot city surrounded by mostly white suburbs—the “chocolate city/vanilla suburbs” of the 1950s and 1960s …
Discussion: Booman Tribune
 
 
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James Hohmann / Politico:
DNC: Convention finalist cities are Philadelphia, NYC and Columbus
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Obama spurns lame-duck label
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
GOP plotting to block DC's new pot law
Discussion: Firedoglake and Liberal Values
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court case tests the limits of free speech on Facebook and other social media
Nancy Dillon / NY Daily News:
Bill Cosby accuser Louisa Moritz plans class lawsuit over alleged sex assaults: report
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Alexandra Jaffe / CNN:
McCain encouraging Graham to run for president
Discussion: ABC News
 Earlier Items: 
Matt Friedman / New Jersey Online:
Rape by fraud? N.J. lawmaker introduces bill to make it a crime
Discussion: Hot Air and Raw Story
Neil Munro / The Daily Caller:
Obama's Amnesty Will Cost $22,000 Per US College Grad
David Sims / The Atlantic Online:
The Gospel of Rudy Giuliani
Diane Cardwell / New York Times:
Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels