The New York Times
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Senator Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, who was on the plane that picked up Alan Gross in Cuba tweeted this photo of Mr. Gross and his wife, Judy.
The former official, Eric Williams, was convicted of capital murder in the 2013 killing of Cynthia McLelland, the wife of District Attorney Mike McLelland, who was also killed.
The move to normalize relations with Cuba was something that Hillary Rodham Clinton had been advocating for a while.
United States policy toward Cuba has long been a politically contentious issue, but the split is not always along party lines.
The house is paid for. The car is paid for. Everything else, we’re barely covering. I can’t find a job for the life of me—and if I do, who will look after the baby?
The last of a group of Democratic lawmakers who have lived in a Washington rowhouse for years finally moved out, taking their comforters and Hendrix records with them.
Among the 14 people arrested were the founders of the New England Compounding Center, which made steroids blamed for an outbreak that killed 64 people.
Arizona, California and Nevada signed an agreement calling for conservation and other efforts to forestall further drops in Lake Mead, the water source for much of the region.
Researchers have found that directly removing large blood clots in the brain greatly improves the prognosis for people having the most severe strokes.
Alan Gross has left Cuba on a US government plane bound for United States after being released on “humanitarian grounds,” says US official.
The G.O.P. establishment favorite has big advantages, but his approach and tone may not be acceptable to conservatives.
Rajiv Shah praised President Obama for giving the agency a stronger role in foreign policy decisions.
The Senate has confirmed a specialist on human fatigue to fill a longstanding vacancy at nation’s top automotive safety agency.
Hillary Rodham Clinton condemned the use of torture on Tuesday in her first remarks about the issue since the Senate Intelligence Committee released its scathing report last week.
A retiring senator refused to drop his opposition to an extraneous measure that had been added at the last minute by House Republicans.
In Europe, populist right-wing parties have become proponents of a more lavish, but also more restrictive, welfare state. Could that happen here?
Officials in two states announced plans Tuesday to equip law enforcement officers with body cameras after police shootings of unarmed men that have created tensions nationally.