The New York Times
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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.”
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.
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.
The ruling on the National Security Agency’s phone records program has given Larry Klayman, a plaintiff who is no stranger to lawsuits against the government, plenty to crow about.
A bipartisan tax-and-spending plan cleared its final hurdle on Tuesday, with 67 senators voting to end debate on the measure and bring it to a final vote.
All those bad dates, but then I am often lured into thinking that a man might actually be younger and thinner in reality as he looks in his profile photo.
Of all the covers made of the Beatles’ single “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” Al Green’s 1969 version has drawn most praise.
President Obama will meet executives from leading technology companies like Google and Apple on Tuesday.
A thorough researcher, Mr. Nissenson took years to create alternative worlds in pursuing questions of faith in books like “The Tree of Life.”
The Annenberg Foundation bought more than $500,000 in sacred artifacts at a Paris auction to restore them to the Hopi Indians in Arizona.
Judge Richard J. Leon is a conservative and a vivid writer who has criticized the federal government on pornography, death penalty drugs and terrorism suspects at Guantánamo Bay.
As President Obama considers his options on the surveillance of allies, damage to the United States’ relationship with Germany has proved difficult to repair.
Pope Francis, in naming bishops to a powerful Vatican committee, replaced a conservative American cardinal with another American considered more of a moderate on social issues.
A federal judge ruled that keeping records of Americans’ phone calls probably violates the Constitution and ordered the government to stop collecting data on two plaintiffs.
The chief White House economics adviser will stay to finish some projects and ease his successor’s transition.
The National Marine Fisheries Service announced that it had decided to grant the Navy permits for its plans that would intensify its sonar use in the Pacific.