The New York Times
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The move was a major shift that could have far-reaching implications for industrial farming and human health.
The confusion, which experts say is a common problem among airline pilots, occurred in the cockpit of the Asiana jumbo jet that crashed in San Francisco on July 6, killing three passengers.
The administration’s interest in Stanley Fischer appears to reflect a desire for continuity at the Federal Reserve.
A House panel investigating the health care rollout questioned Kathleen Sebelius, the health secretary, on Wednesday as new data showed a sharp rise in signups for coverage.
Some Republicans see Representative Paul D. Ryan as a pragmatic deal maker, but others see the deal as a betrayal and challenged his status as the thinking man’s conservative.
The plane can be seen tumbling down the runway and making a dramatic cartwheel after hitting the sea wall at San Francisco International Airport, breaking off the back of the fuselage.
Scott P. Brown is keeping his options open and his profile high a year after his defeat by Elizabeth Warren.
George H.W. Bush has joined Twitter and in his first tweet the former U.S. president said he wished he could have attended the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
The home of Ryan Loskarn, the chief of staff for Senator Alexander’s Washington office, was searched by federal law enforcement officers on Wednesday.
Psychiatrists are less likely than doctors in other specialties to accept insurance, researchers have found, complicating the push to increase access to mental health care.
The United States might not even need a minimum wage if it had some of the institutions that other advanced nations use to put a floor on workers’ living standards. But it doesn’t.
The photographer, Roberto Schmidt, offers an explanation of what went on before and after Obama and two Prime Ministers took a photograph of themselves during Nelson Mandela’s memorial ceremony.
The prospects for getting a new farm bill passed before the end of the year appeared dim, though lawmakers said they were close.
The service for Nelson Mandela included notable moments, selfies, tweets, images and videos being shared around the world.
Sheila Heen, an expert in negotiation and difficult conversations, discusses family members who have cut off contact, and strategies to help repair the rift.
In the year since the school killings in Newtown, Conn., states have passed 109 gun-related bills. Of those, 70 loosened gun restrictions and 39 tightened them.
The New York Times/CBS News Poll is based on telephone interviews conducted Dec. 5 through Dec. 8 with 1,000 adults throughout the United States.
But Republicans vowed to keep making the confirmation process as time-consuming and painful as possible for Democrats.
The federal authorities approved Iowa’s proposal to expand low-income health care, but they are not giving Gov. Terry E. Branstad as much flexibility as he sought.