The New York Times
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In a meeting with a subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee, the former service members argued that commanders should be removed from sexual assault cases.
Discoveries made by Mr. Rona, a professor at Rutgers, piqued interest in deep-sea mining and the origins of life on earth.
Phosphorus runoff from farms and lawns has helped to create a vast blanket of toxic algae each summer, a United States-Canadian agency said.
The Food and Drug Administration is considering a fertility technique that combines the genetic material of three people to avoid certain defects.
The measure would have allowed business owners to refuse to serve gay people and others if doing so ran counter to their religious beliefs.
In a closely watched “patent trolls” case, justices seem as concerned about the language of the ruling as the ruling itself.
President Obama will press Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to agree to a framework for a conclusive round of peace talks, officials said.
Although significant, the ruling will have no immediate effect, since the judge issued a stay on his decision pending a likely appeal.
Scientists announced on Wednesday that they have verified the existence of 715 more planets orbiting other stars, bringing the total of exoplanets, as they are known, to about 1,700.
Cape Wind, the much-delayed offshore wind project proposed for Nantucket Sound, said it would finish its financing this fall and begin producing power by 2016.
The environmental report was called tainted because an early draft included analysis by a contractor that had previously done work for the company seeking to build the Keystone XL pipeline.
President Obama will ask Congress to overhaul corporate and business taxes to pay for a four-year, $302 billion transportation bill.
Though most Americans agree more with Democratic policy positions, the Republican Party is benefiting from the support of self-described independents.
The 65th season at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., will include “The Originalist,” a political drama about a liberal law clerk and Justice Antonin Scalia.
A proposal from Representative Dave Camp of Michigan would collapse seven personal income tax brackets to two and lower the corporate tax rate.
A rough childhood in Newark, N.J., informed Dr. Yablonsky’s academic work, which combined analysis, experiential research and sometimes unconventional efforts to solve social problems.
While Democrats are eager for a presidential bid by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Republican field appears to be far more mixed, according to a new poll.
The rare, polio-like disease that has afflicted more than a dozen children who have developed paralysis in one or more limbs is still being investigated.
Matthew and Grace Huang face a verdict soon in the death of their adopted daughter, but they have questioned the results of her autopsy.