The New York Times
Updated: 1 hour 43 min ago
Both Republicans and Democrats see the special election Tuesday as a potential harbinger, particularly with regards to the Affordable Care Act.
The estate holds the rights to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s image, and the family wants input concerning plans for a monument, its representatives told the governor.
By Saturday night, the families of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 had few answers about what happened and dwindling hope that they would see their loved ones again.
For decades, a group of men with intellectual disabilities seemed happy living in a small Iowa town. Then their neighbors found out the truth. This film is being shown in collaboration with POV.org.
Federal safety regulators received more than 260 complaints over the last 11 years about General Motors vehicles that suddenly turned off, but they declined to investigate the problem.
Teenage designers of apps and games have many incentives — financial and otherwise — to forget about their schoolwork.
Outrage at the very wealthy may be impeding a national discussion of how to raise the living standards of the bottom 20 percent, an economist writes.
Growth in the number of nonprofit organizations has vastly outpaced that for-profit businesses, according to data from the Urban Institute.
Authorities in Daytona Beach have charged a pregnant South Carolina woman with attempted murder for driving her minivan into the ocean with her three children strapped in the back seat.
Four gay couples from southern Indiana sued the state on Friday, seeking to force it to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state and issue licenses to same-sex couples.
Two Libertarian candidates were tossed from Ohio’s primary ballot on Friday by Secretary of State Jon Husted in a ruling that sparked immediate plans for a legal challenge.
The State Senate on Friday approved giving local governments authority to keep out medical marijuana dispensaries until May 2015. The bill goes now to Gov. John Kitzhaber.
The F.B.I. has begun a criminal investigation into the Corrections Corporation of America, which ran a prison with a violent reputation that inmates said understaffing helped create.
A dispute over a classified C.I.A. report has led to a bitter fight between the agency and the Senate Intelligence Committee, with each side accusing the other of spying on it.
President Obama continued to keep abreast of developments in Ukraine and would most likely abandon his “recreational amenities,” should events become more volatile, a spokesman said.
A federal trial in Detroit drew unusual national attention for its focus on the lessons of social science research into family structure and child welfare.
The instructions, from the patrol’s chief, came after a series of fatal shootings by agents provoked outrage from human rights activists and the Mexican government.
Facing the recall of 1.6 million cars weeks into her tenure as chief executive, Mary T. Barra has taken the lead role in handling the crisis, starting an internal inquiry and ordering a rare public apology.
The magazine’s story claiming to have uncovered the founder of the digital currency drew a wave of attention, much of it negative.
With physical and virtual visits “off the charts,” libraries across the country are thinking up innovative ways to keep users happy.