The New York Times
Updated: 7 hours 36 min ago
A law to make marijuana possession in the District of Columbia punishable by only a $25 ticket has ignited a feud between Washington’s mayor and a Republican House member.
The head of its commercial aircraft division said that failure to keep the bank running would place Boeing at an unbeatable disadvantage to Airbus.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. addressed reports that Yemeni explosives experts were working on devices small enough to fit into cellphones or laptop computers, and helping militants in Syria.
Mr. Maazel, who directed the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Vienna State Opera among others, was known for his incisive, sometimes extreme, interpretations.
As Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart try to rescue stalled talks, they are struggling to accommodate members of Congress and Iranian military and religious leaders.
A freshman said she was sexually assaulted at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The school’s handling of the investigation left her wishing she had remained silent.
A new permanent exhibition at Val-Kill, the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, showcases Mrs. Roosevelt’s enduring legacy and at the same time pokes holes in rumors that she and her husband had a frosty, distant relationship.
Afghanistan will conduct an audit of the eight million votes cast in a runoff for the recent presidential election, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday.
Mr. Walker, a former Navy officer, was charged in 1985 with stealing two sets of classified military documents and giving them to his brother for two $6,000 payments.
Iran’s supreme leader spoke of a need to dramatically increase nuclear enrichment, while the U.S. and others say the country should be moving toward scaling down.
Sandra Fluke, who was subjected to degrading comments by Rush Limbaugh after she tried to testify in Congress about insurance coverage for contraceptives, is running for a seat in the State Senate.
Flush with money and momentum, Republicans are confident that they can at least maintain the gains they made in governors' races four years ago.
The close American ally has turned a cold shoulder after revelations of espionage, even as both sides acknowledge the urgency of cooperation on global issues.
Paperwork required to opt out of coverage is part of a struggle to balance religious freedom and women’s rights.
After a sheriffs association sought to ban unconcealed weapons, fearing they might frighten voters, the state’s attorney general ruled that guns could be openly displayed at polling sites.
A private equity company that is funding the restoration of Louisiana wetlands plans to sell environmental credits to private developers and government agencies.
Frank Schaefer, like other leaders of United Methodist congregations, had difficult choices to make when his son acknowledged that he is gay.
Officials are seeking ways to exploit fissures between the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and groups that allied with it to seize much of northern and western Iraq.
The huge exposure Univision has received from the World Cup shows how the growth of America’s Hispanic population is reshaping the media landscape.
Mr. Horne’s campaign tactics are under scrutiny, and top Republicans, including Gov. Jan Brewer, Senator John McCain and Senator Jeff Flake, have left his camp.