Washington University in St. Louis, with a small share of lower-income students, is announcing a major expansion of financial aid.
New U.S. rules allowing its citizens expanded travel into Cuba won't benefit its cold-war foe's beaches much as tourism is still banned.
Mayor Ed Murray’s proposal would bring to nine the number of authorized tent cities in the city as he takes steps to address what he called a “full-blown crisis” over homelessness.
The F.B.I. director sharply criticized The Times on Thursday for anonymously quoting a member of a terrorist group in an article about the deadly attacks last week in France.
As Gov. Rick Perry prepares to leave office and contemplates another run for the White House, his record in Texas will be closely scrutinized for what it says about him and the priorities he set.
Remaining candidates are expected to be questioned individually as jury selection resumes in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the defendant in the 2013 attack.
Employers aren't ready for Generation Z's workplace demands, according to around 47 percent of existing employees, a study finds.
The university canceled plans for Muslim students to deliver the traditional call from the school’s iconic chapel tower, and instead the call will be sounded from the quadrangle in front of it.
The Swiss National Bank made a pre-emptive move ahead of next week's ECB meeting and that raises the pressure on ECB to implement its QE plans, says Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group.
A suburban Chicago police officer who fired beanbags at a knife-wielding 95-year-old man who later died testified at his trial Thursday that his action was prompted by the fear he had for his life.
Ms. Rice, the former national security adviser, described how the White House successfully persuaded Times editors not to publish an article about a secret operation to disrupt Iran’s nuclear program.
While ordinary tourism remains banned by law, new rules put in place by President Obama will make it easier for Americans to visit Cuba than it has been for most of the last 50 years.
Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan, a Republican, on Thursday vetoed gun legislation that was supported by the N.R.A. because he said the package could expose domestic abuse victims to additional violence.
The governor called out media who wrote about being barred from a meeting he had with national reporters.
Florida has executed the convicted ringleader of a 1993 home-invasion robbery that ended with the murder of a Pensacola banker and the rape of his wife.
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Top party officials meeting in San Diego are deeply skeptical of a third Romney run.
A fourth Navy official pleaded guilty on bribery charges for accepting free trips, meals and prostitutes from a contractor.
The night manager of a Drury Inn in St. Louis was shot to death during an early Thursday robbery attempt, one of the city's six homicides during a 12-hour span.
Dish Network and Fox News reached an agreement Thursday to put the news network back on the satellite-TV service, ending a three-week fight that had left 14 million subscribers unable to watch the channel.