The New York Times
Updated: 48 min 41 sec ago
The man who fatally shot a teenager in Missouri in August has told investigators that he feared for his life, according to officials.
The appointment of Ron Klain, a White House veteran, spoke of the seriousness of the situation for the administration, which hoped to put the management of the crisis back on track.
Gov. Rick Perry’s back-seat public role in the Ebola drama was an unlikely position for an assertive, hands-on executive.
Comments by Hillsong’s Brian Houston about the changing culture attracted concern from the right and applause from the left.
Under Pope Francis, the church is struggling to figure out who belongs.
A group called Footsteps helps those breaking away from fundamentalist forms of Orthodox Judaism.
A woman facing charges after the skeletal remains of three babies were found in her squalid home had the babies starting about eight years ago, including one infant she said was born alive and lived for several days, her lawyer said Friday.
A risqué video shot for a pinup calendar featuring bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons while riding in tanks has raised the ire of two enforcement agencies, which say some of their equipment and officers may be in the film.
A trial judge had struck down Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage, and the Supreme Court, in a terse order, declined to intervene.
Is the Florida governor’s race a campaign between a Democrat and a Republican or a battle between Tom Steyer and the Koch brothers?
The defendant had claimed he had acted in self-defense when he shot an unarmed teenager in 2012. A judge said the case reflected the continued misuse of the state’s Stand Your Ground law.
President Obama ordered the move as part of a push to protect Americans from identity theft and fraud after several large-scale data security breaches this year.
A new study found that the caliber of the words spoken to young children was more valuable than the number of words heard in the development of a child’s language skills.
The billionaire former mayor of New York will spend an unspecified amount to support a proposal for a tax of 1 cent per ounce on sugary drinks in the city.
The selection of Ron Klain as Ebola “czar” brings and experienced Washington hand and someone highly familiar with the workings of the Obama administration to the center of a growing health crisis.
Janet Yellen continues to put her stamp on the job of Federal Reserve chairwoman by ringing alarm bells about economic inequality.
Neil Newhouse, whose polls had pointed toward a Mitt Romney victory over President Obama in 2012, has altered the way he gathers and interprets data.
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