The New York Times
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Ninety percent of the George Washington National Forest will be closed to hydraulic fracturing and conventional oil and gas drilling.
Hannah Graham, the missing University of Virginia student whose remains were discovered Oct. 18, was a victim of a homicide, the Albemarle County Police Department said Tuesday.
The National Transportation Safety Board ruled Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration has the authority to apply to unmanned aircraft its longstanding rules against “reckless or careless use” of aircraft.
Mayor Vincent Gray of Washington declined on Tuesday to respond to news reports that he had rejected a deal offered by federal prosecutors for him to plead guilty to a single felony count related to activities during his 2010 campaign.
A Texas judge refused on Tuesday to quash on technicalities two criminal felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry.
Senator Mary L. Landrieu, Democrat of Louisiana, had hoped to get the legislation through in advance of her uphill runoff election fight back home.
It’s not just a color — it’s the identity of a people.
A creative new approach to Midwestern agriculture, involving indigenous prairie plants, has the potential to unite farmers and environmentalists.
Representative Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as the party’s leader in the chamber, despite quiet dissent among some representatives.
The Wharf, a new development on the Potomac waterfront in the southwest quadrant of the city, is an effort to shed the area’s urban renewal image.
Despite technological innovations, investment in alternative power generation is lagging. But one tool could trim carbon emissions on a meaningful scale.
Two candidates in a runoff election in an state where the energy industry is important are claiming to shepherd the latest pipeline bill through Congress.
The review includes how the government deals with hostage’s relatives, but a prohibition on paying ransom is not being reconsidered.
Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said the president does not support and would veto any Keystone XL pipeline bill.
Provisional ballots cast by nearly 500 voters in Texas on Nov. 4 never became official — part of the fallout from the state’s tough voter ID law
What is the pipeline, what would it do, who wants to build it and why is it the subject of so much debate?
The days of dirty campaign ads might seem like ages ago, but election season remain in full swing in Louisiana.
This summer, federal prosecutors were said to be close to filing a lawsuit. But the acting United States attorney for the Central District of California has had lingering questions about the litigation.