The New York Times
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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.
Two adults and four children who were stranded in subzero temperatures in the Seven Troughs mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well.
The Hopi and San Carlos Apache Indians of Arizona learned that 24 of their items bought by a foundation are going to be returned.
A San Diego man was charged with operating a website that let people anonymously post explicit photographs of others.
Katherine Clark, a Democrat, defeated three opponents to win a special election to fill a vacant Massachusetts congressional seat.
Large-scale online courses, hailed as a way to democratize higher education, have so far been plagued by very high attrition rates.
A push to protect women from rape and help them deliver babies in the aftermath of a typhoon in the Philippines remains troubled and inadequate, the United Nations and international aid groups said.
Secretary of State John Kerry told a House committee that if nuclear negotiations fail, sanctions would then be needed.
The landmark building has been under renovation for a year, and the $70 million project is nearly complete.
A New York Times/CBS News Poll finds a continued lack of confidence in the health care law, but willingness to spread blame for the online rollout.
The deal, while modest in scope, amounts to a cease-fire in the budget wars that have debilitated Washington since 2011.
A Senate committee report urges the government to pay closer attention to safety and wage violations when awarding federal contracts.