The State Board of Education delayed final approval of a widely used biology textbook because of concerns raised by one reviewer that the book presents evolution as fact rather than mere theory.
The university was grappling with accusations that three white students verbally and physically abused a black freshman.
Banana Sam, a monkey who gained fame when he was stolen from the San Francisco Zoo two years ago, has died at the age of 19.
Clothing produced by a company licensed to make Marine Corps clothing was found in the rubble of a factory fire in Bangladesh.
Thousands joined to honor President John F. Kennedy in a tribute leaders hoped would also help heal a city long stigmatized by his death.
Dr. Elizabeth Stier’s patients last year included about 110 men with a high risk of anal cancer. It’s the “men” part that the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology objected to.
An Oklahoma police captain testified Friday at his first-degree manslaughter trial that he fatally shot a teenager last year because he feared for his life.
People will have eight more days, until Dec. 23, to sign up for health insurance coverage taking effect on the first day of 2014.
The top-secret document described strategies to keep pace with rapidly changing technology and stay ahead of adversaries in intelligence collection.
Walmart, Sears, Children’s Place and other American companies that were selling goods produced at the site of two disasters are not joining in efforts to compensate victims’ families.
Walmart, Sears, Children’s Place and other American companies that were selling goods produced at the site of two disasters are not joining in efforts to compensate victims’ families. The NYT reports.
A federal judge has given state and federal lawyers 60 days to come up with possible modifications to a court order to make sure that the state’s private school voucher program does not lead to segregation of schools.
Court papers released Friday offer a few clues about the life of a 14-year-old suspect in the killing of a teacher in Danvers, Mass.
Crystal Mangum, who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape seven years ago, has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
Eliseo Medina says he wants to “touch the heart” of Speaker John A. Boehner and make him act on immigration reform.
An upstate New York man killed his wife and then used a shotgun to kill his two sons and himself, police said.
A former Credit Suisse executive who pleaded guilty to conspiracy has been sentenced in New York City to 2 1/2 years in prison following his extradition from the United Kingdom.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge heard testimony Friday from attorneys for the city of Irwindale, Calif., and the owner of the Sriracha plant.
A rules-based approach to Fed policy by Janet Yellen would be a welcome development.
In the near future you have to go to a museum to see Oracle and SAP software.