The New York Times
Updated: 7 hours 52 min ago
Federal regulators are looking into whether a report by Height Securities that led to stock price jumps among health insurers was based on information obtained illegally.
The Union general’s March to the Sea was brutal, but his troops were careful to destroy only the South’s war machine, a strategy historians now deem effective and legal.
The Federal Reserve Board met with about 30 workers and activists at its headquarters on Friday in a gesture of concern for struggling Americans.
The Food and Drug Administration expects to receive long-delayed visas soon for employees bound for its China offices, an agency official said.
Last year, more retailers decided to open on Thanksgiving, but this year others are promoting their decision to remain closed on the holiday.
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the Affordable Care Act.
The United States Postal Service increased its operating revenue for the second year in a row, with the agency’s annual report showing a 9.1 percent gain from shipping and package services.
Preschoolers performed better on literacy tests when their parents received text messages with tips on how to help them, a study in San Francisco found.
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will visit the Sept. 11 memorial and stop at a youth organization during a three-day stay in the city.
The Swiss drug maker Roche said on Friday that the Food and Drug Administration approved its drug Avastin as a treatment for ovarian cancer.
As of Friday, the S.&P. 500 is up 10 percent so far this year. For the week, the S.&P. 500 and the Dow closed up about a third of a percentage point, their fourth week of gains.
The victory for Mr. Reid came after a nearly four-hour closed meeting when 28 Democratic senators expressed frustration with the party’s direction.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel responds to a reporter’s question as to why he had a bandage on his face.
The Obama administration embarks on a crucial effort to re-enroll the seven million who are covered and to attract more uninsured Americans, as a three-month enrollment period begins.
Elizabeth Warren will not vote to confirm Antonio Weiss, a Wall Street investment banker nominated this week to be Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance.
The turnout effort was relatively successful, even though Democrats failed to mobilize enough voters to win several important races.
President Obama with Thant Myint-U, the chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust, at the Secretariat building in Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday.