The nation in brief

Posted: September 5, 2012 at 5:55 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “There was a lot of talk about ‘hard truths’ and ‘bold choices,’ but they never bothered to tell you what they were.” President Barack Obama, offering what he described as a “basic recap” of the Republican convention last week Article, 1A Slain boy, 6, went to aid of sister, 12 CAMDEN, N.J. — A 6-year-old boy whose throat was slashed by an intruder high on PCP-laced marijuana was killed trying to save his sister, going to her aid as she was being assaulted on the floor, prosecutors said Tuesday.

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