The New York Times
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The Food and Drug Administration is struggling to find the money to inspect foreign foods under a law that Congress did not support with funds.
Dr. Bowen, who worked as a family practitioner before becoming Indiana’s governor, was secretary of Health and Human Services during the Reagan administration’s second term.
An official fund created after the bombings has raised $28 million, but that will not be enough to cover the daunting medical costs for all the victims, so many are looking elsewhere to close the gap.
A college counselor advises high school juniors to schedule college visits and meetings this summer, plan for a rigorous senior year and to start thinking about their college essays.
A Cleveland neighborhood reacted with stunned elation as three woman who had been missing for years were found alive.
Three women who disappeared separately about a decade ago, when they were in their teens or early 20s, were found alive in a residential area near downtown Cleveland, and three men were arrested.
According to the report, most teachers in the nation’s largest school districts took a pay cut or had their pay frozen at least one year between 2008 and 2012.
Even if Elizabeth Colbert Busch beats Mark Sanford in South Carolina’s First Congressional District on Tuesday, history shows that she is unlikely to hold the seat for long.
More than half a dozen states have adopted rules to allow transgender high school students to compete on teams that correspond with their gender identities rather than the sex listed on their school records.
Republicans are trying to turn President Obama’s health care law into an election weapon and are preparing to exploit every problem and complaint that arises as it is carried out.
Weeks before a new edition of the so-called bible of mental disorders is released, the federal government’s most prominent psychiatric expert said it had a scientific “lack of validity.”
Many people do not want the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev to be buried in Massachusetts, and sentiment is growing for it to be sent to Russia.
The authorities disrupted a terror attack in Montevideo when they arrested a man at a mobile home that contained Molotov cocktails, suspected pipe bombs and firearms, the F.B.I. said Monday.
The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the right of local governments to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed new regulations for tanning beds that would require their makers to affix labels warning young people not to use them.
Bishop Robert McManus, the leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester, was arrested over the weekend on a drunken-driving charge after an alleged hit-and-run accident.
Despite a history of strained relations, the United States and Russia have been working effectively to investigate the marathon bombings, American officials said.
Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, the officer in charge of sexual assault prevention programs for the Air Force, was arrested early Sunday and charged with sexual battery, the police said.
The municipality was accused of misstating or omitting relevant information about its troubled finances in reports and statements.
The California Highway Patrol said it did not know if the presence of a ninth passenger, one more than was authorized, contributed to the deadly outcome on the San Mateo Bridge.