The New York Times
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As more states legalize casinos, dissipating the power of that lure, the South Dakota town is trying to restyle its history and offerings into a new tourist-friendly package.
The Central Intelligence Agency and the Senate Intelligence Committee had accused each other of criminal behavior related to the committee’s investigation of the agency’s interrogations.
The Affordable Care Act says substance abuse treatment is an “essential health benefit,” but an older law is making residential care hard to get.
The fast-moving fire in Lowell, Mass., also injured nine people and left dozens homeless, officials said.
We all want things. It’s not a character flaw. But financial savvy starts with understanding the difference between “want” and “need.”
Sleep does so much more for our bodies than preventing us from being tired tomorrow, but most parents don’t tell our children that. Educating kids about the importance of sleep leads them to sleep more.
The National Security Agency documents, leaked by Edward J. Snowden, aroused anger among Muslim civil-rights groups, which said there was no basis for the apparent spying.
The House pushed back the start of its session after an incident involving ongoing asbestos abatement work, officials said.
By increasing the number of wireless phones dialed, pollsters get a more representative sample, one that includes all demographic groups.
The rollout of the health law was problem-plagued, but a new study finds many of the people affected by it are pleased with their plans.
Matthew G. Olsen has been director of the National Counterterrorism Center as threats from Al Qaeda shifted from Pakistan to Syria, Iraq and Yemen.
Four children and two adults died at a home in Spring, Tex., on Wednesday evening, the authorities said.
The president challenged Gov. Rick Perry of Texas to rally Republicans in support of a $3.7 billion emergency measure aimed at solving the crisis caused as thousands of Central American children have crossed the Mexican border.
A survey of American colleges and universities found that many had gone years without investigating a sexual assault.
In a telephone call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States would try to help Israel fulfill its goal of stopping Hamas’s rocket fire without a ground assault.
A gun control group filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday against a law that challenges federal authority to regulate firearms.
Judge C. Scott Crabtree on Wednesday struck down the state’s same-sex marriage ban, making it the 16th state to invalidate a prohibition on gay marriages in the past year.
The trial in the Aurora theater shooting was delayed for the third time on Wednesday because a sanity evaluation of the defendant, James Holmes, will take more time than expected.
Lois Lerner, who is at the center of an I.R.S. scandal, may have used an instant-messaging system instead of email so that her communications could not be retrieved, lawmakers said.