The New York Times
Updated: 11 hours 17 min ago
A backlash against Colorado’s new gun-control laws claimed its third political casualty on Wednesday, as Senator Evie Hudak, a Democrat, resigned to protect her party’s majority.
President Obama signed a bill removing a cap on spending for federally owned chimpanzees in sanctuaries. The change does not involve any budget increase.
Texas, Oklahoma and West Virginia are now complying with an order requiring state National Guard units to process federal marriage benefits for same-sex spouses of guardsmen.
A federal bankruptcy judge approved American’s reorganization plan, which means the carrier’s proposed merger with US Airways can proceed.
The Navy said it had suspended a ship-supply company for significantly overcharging on a contract, the second such suspension since mid-September.
Economic signals are mixed as initial claims for state jobless benefits drop, but nonmilitary orders for capital goods also decline.
Heavy rain, snow and strong winds upset travel plans along the East Coast on the day before Thanksgiving.
Having reached an interim agreement to freeze Iran’s nuclear program, Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, turned their attention to selling at home.
Patients with the HeartMate II, an implant used to treat advanced heart failure, are suffering clots at nearly four times the rate they used to, data shows.
Where other eminent photographers in midcentury captured the city most often in sharp-edged black and white, Mr. Leiter was one of the first professionals to photograph it regularly in color.
The number of men who told federal health investigators that they had had unprotected anal sex in the last year rose nearly 20 percent from 2005 to 2011.
The findings by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that fighting the AIDS epidemic may become more difficult.
A rare collision of ill-timed rain, wild animals, and a growing love affair between China and the pecan has led to the worst supply in years, and grocery store prices are up by about 30 percent.
A comet that spent the first 4.5 billion years of its existence in the farthest reaches of the solar system will almost graze the furnace of the sun on Thanksgiving.
Elizabeth Shown Mills, a genealogist and historical writer, discusses hurdles in American frontier searches, identifying immigrant origins and other issues related to genealogy.
Snow, sleet and rain were forecast for much of the East Coast as Americans headed to highways and airports ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Lawyers announced a $2.3 million settlement with the Archdiocese of Chicago in a lawsuit involving a man claiming he was sexually abused by a former priest.
Officials said the United States military would continue to assert its right to fly through what it regards as international airspace after a recent Chinese claim to an “air defense identification zone.”
In an apparent effort to test Iranian good will after a landmark nuclear deal, the United States asked Iran for help in finding an American who has been missing there for more than six years.