The New York Times
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Omar Gonzalez was arrested by Virginia State Police after a chase and found with several loaded automatic weapons and a map of Washington with a line drawn to the White House.
The study concludes that a century-long trend of rising temperatures in the American Northwest is largely explained by natural shifts in ocean winds.
The soldiers who were visiting the United States for a training exercise had disappeared on Saturday, and may have been trying to defect.
The press once considered a politician’s personal life off-limits – until one week in 1987.
Tennessee law forbids combining a mother and father’s surnames into a single name for baby — or giving an infant a mother’s last name without both parents’ “mutual assent.”
Israel’s occupation of Arab lands and its standoff with the Palestinians have become so divisive that many rabbis say it is impossible to have a civil conversation about Israel in their synagogues.
Many are upset about the declining role of religion in politics.
Adrian Peterson shouldn’t sell himself short. He is where he is today in spite of his father, not because of him, and what he learned from him now threatens his career and his family.
The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to rid its $860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund of investments in companies trading in nonrenewable energy.
Researchers are trying to mimic the growing conditions expected to arise decades in the future as the air fills with heat-trapping gases and other pollutants from human activity, with some worrisome results.
The People’s Climate March in Manhattan was a spectacle even for a city known for doing things big, and it was joined, in solidarity, by demonstrations on Sunday across the globe, from Paris to Papua New Guinea.
Battling for a place in the ages, some of the best lawyers in the nation have spent many pages arguing that their case was the right one in which to establish a nationwide right to same-sex marriage.
Mr. Poli received harsh criticism after the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization went on strike in 1981 as President Ronald Reagan responded by dismissing 11,500 controllers in what is now viewed as a seminal moment in the decline of organized labor.
A video featuring the terminally ill father of Amir Hekmati, who has been incarcerated for three years, was released near the opening of the United Nations General Assembly.
After one of their own was killed and another wounded, law enforcement officers have taken to the Pennsylvania forest to find the person responsible.
An expansion comes under a president who campaigned for “a nuclear-free world” and made disarmament a main goal of American defense policy.
Mexico has taken unusual steps to stem the flow of migrants traveling from Central America to the United States, sweeping trains, setting up checkpoints and raiding hotels and flophouses.
The governor signed bills to make it easier for low-income Californians to obtain plug-in vehicles ahead of speaking engagements at the United Nations’ Climate Summit 2014.
Paul Davis, a candidate for governor, said he was not arrested or charged in the incident and accused Republicans of “a desperate smear campaign.”