An association of American professors with almost 5,000 members has become the largest academic group in the country to support a push to isolate Israel over its treatment of Palestinians.
President Obama’s loyalists are quietly jockeying over who will plan his post-presidential library, a plum task at the intersection of wealthy donors, perks and powerful networks.
The outcome of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting is expected to set the tone for trade in the U.S. dollar heading into 2014,whatever decision is reached on Fed tapering.
A lawyer who called himself a philanthropist was sentenced to six years in a fraud case in which he cost insurance companies and bond insurers $46 million, a judge said.
A detainee facing a death penalty trial complained of torture instead of answering a judge’s question.
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A definitive decision on a telephone surveillance effort seems likely, but much else is unclear, as Supreme Court opinions have pointed in opposite directions.
The 20-year-old admits emailing the threats to try to get out of final exams.
A meeting that started with discussions about the federal health care site shifted quickly to the concerns of Apple, Microsoft, Google and other companies over National Security Agency spying.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,278 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked the C.I.A. for an internal study that lawmakers believe is broadly critical of the C.I.A.’s detention and interrogation program.
A gunman killed at least one person and wounded two others in a hospital building in Reno, Nev., before turning the gun on himself, the police said.
NASA has postponed the launching of a cargo ship to the International Space Station until astronauts there have solved a cooling system problem.
The oil company accused the lawyer, Mikal C. Watts, of fraudulently driving up its settlement costs in the 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill by claiming to represent tens of thousands of clients who turned out to be “phantoms.”
Actor Sean Penn said Tuesday that he's with Jacob Ostreicher after the New York businessman was secretly spirited out of Bolivia, where he's been fighting for more than two years to clear his name in a money-laundering investigation.
A lawyer asks a judge to throw out a defamation case involving coverage of a beef product.
Not allowed by law to steam away for overnight cruises and no longer entirely welcome at its dock downtown, the Delta Queen is now an issue before Congress and a sensitive matter for Chattanooga’s new mayor.
The chief of Minnesota's health insurance exchange has resigned abruptly after facing criticism over the rollout and a questionably timed vacation.
A surge in emissions — and criticism — has prompted energy executives to devise strategies to capture the natural gas being flared during oil drilling in North Dakota.