The New York Times
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Religious and conservative groups accused A&E of attacking Christian values and free speech after the network suspended Phil Robertson over comments he made in GQ magazine.
The theft is the latest blow struck in a technological cat-and-mouse game between retailers and criminals, who experts say can attack along a wide variety of avenues.
Mayor-elect Ed Murray of Seattle, who ran on a pledge backing a $15 minimum wage, said he planned to propose legislation to the City Council by spring.
A Dearborn Heights man who fatally shot a drunk, unarmed woman on his porch will stand trial for second-degree murder, a judge said, rejecting a self-defense argument.
A Methodist minister was stripped of his clerical credentials for violating church law by presiding at his son’s same-sex wedding, but his defrocking has galvanized others to disobey church prohibitions.
The State Supreme Court struck down portions of a law that stripped some of municipalities’ power to decide where the natural gas industry can operate.
Attorney General Gary King is suing a Roswell company in an attempt to block a horse slaughter plant from opening next month.
The agreement between Kevyn D. Orr, the emergency manager, and Mike Duggan, who becomes mayor next month, establishes guidelines for managing city operations.
Something unknown, engineers say, has blocked the progress of the biggest-diameter tunnel-boring machine in use on the planet.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,284 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
Spotted in states like Maryland, Pennsylvania, Michigan, North Carolina and New York, snowy owls are heading south in what ornithologists say is the largest migration in two decades.
The State Supreme Court rejected an argument that banning same-sex marriage was necessary to protect “responsible procreation and child rearing.”
The Lede: Judge Rules Detroit Suburban Homeowner Should Stand Trial in Shooting Death of Renisha McBride
After a preliminary hearing in the case against Theodore Wafer, a white man who admitted to killing a black teenager, a judge in Michigan rules that he should stand trial on charges of second-degree murder.
A new report from Christie’s auction house lists estimated values for some of the works in the collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Capital punishment is still on the books in 32 states, but for the second straight year, only nine of them put prisoners to death.
Mark D. Obenshain had requested the recount after losing last month to his Democratic rival, Mark R. Herring, by 165 votes out of 2.2 million cast.
Preet Bharara, the federal prosecutor in Manhattan, said the charges were warranted and that the diplomat had been accorded unusual courtesy.
An American facing money-laundering charges who escaped house arrest and crossed into Peru had the help of American officials, Bolivian officials say.
The State Department warned that a new terrorist group linked to an Algerian militant has emerged as “the greatest near-term threat” to Western interests in Africa.