The New York Times
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More than one-third of people that the city’s Correction Department recently hired had problems that should have disqualified them or needed further scrutiny, the Department of Investigation found.
The state has replaced equipment and procedures, but some experts say a sedative it plans to use may not put inmates into the deep coma needed to avoid pain.
An international commission, describing income stagnation as a defining challenge, offers proposals meant to influence the political debate.
Leonard Glenn Francis is set to appear at a change-of-plea hearing on Thursday in federal court in San Diego. He previously pleaded not guilty to conspiracy in the case.
A major goal of the Affordable Care Act was to improve the financial security of previously uninsured people. A new survey suggests this is happening.
The transfers came one day after several Republican senators proposed legislation that would place a moratorium on the release of most of the prisoners held at Guantánamo.
The federal government and the Teamsters union have agreed to replace a consent decree that has governed union affairs for more than a quarter-century with a settlement that would phase out court supervision of its activities, prosecutors said.
Iran’s official news agency said that Mr. Rezaian would be tried in a Revolutionary Court, although it did not specify the charges against him.
Mr. Africa, who was serving a 30- to 100-year sentence for killing a police officer, was in prison at the time of Move’s best-known episode, a 1985 siege that ended when the state police dropped a bomb, touching off the worst fire in Philadelphia’s history.
The party’s presidential nominating convention in Cleveland will be held a month or more earlier than usual, giving the nominee more time to use general election money.
A federal judge in Boston on Wednesday refused to delay the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the defendant in the Boston Marathon bombings.
A 21-year-old man accused of conspiring to aid Al Qaeda and traveling to the Middle East to join terrorist groups was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison, the United States Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville said.
President Obama plans to urge Congress to pass a bill allowing workers to earn up to seven paid sick days a year and creating a fund to help states pay for family leave.
The findings overturned the conclusions of the C.I.A. inspector general, who determined last year that five officers acted improperly when they searched files used by the Senate Intelligence Committee during its investigation of C.I.A. interrogations.
Instead of battling over incremental tinkering of existing rules, the Obama administration could call for a significant overhaul of the financial system, Jesse Eisinger writes in The Trade.
One person has died and many more were sickened after receiving infusions of a saline solution produced by Wallcur, a San Diego-based company, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
Even accounting for the decline in gas prices, the slump surprised analysts, suggesting consumers were saving more instead of spending.
Albuquerque police officers shot and killed a suspect on Tuesday who they said pulled a gun on them after a foot chase.
Gov. Chris Christie, believing that there is more than enough political money to go around, has delivered a surprising message to his top supporters and donors: Relax.
Some Republican members deserted their party to vote against a bill denying safeguards for undocumented immigrants, including the young known as Dreamers.