The New York Times
Updated: 7 hours 37 min ago
The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army’s request to accept the transfer of Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Pfc. Bradley Manning, from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to a civilian facility.
As senator after senator offered more criticism of General Motors, Ms. Barra, G.M.’s chief executive, signaled that there were limits to what the company would do.
The first domestically acquired cases of Chikungunya fever, a tropical disease that causes severe joint pain, were found in two Florida residents.
Unusually, the consumer protection agency made Craig Zucker, head of the company, personally liable for the cost of refunds, setting a ceiling of $375,000.
Activists are concerned that longstanding problems like suspected abuses 0f border residents by federal agents are being neglected during the recent surge in illegal crossings.
Among large, fast-growing cities, Austin is the only one with a shrinking African-American population, according to a recent study.
The Montreal Convention requires the airline to pay compensation for passengers killed in a crash, regardless of whether it is at fault.
With bridges and roadways in serious need of repair, and Congress unwilling to free up money, the White House is turning to other sources.
The Obama administration and Congress appear unlikely to take any action to stem the tide of such deals anytime soon.
Although the takeover bid made in recent weeks by 21st Century Fox was unsuccessful, Time Warner may feel pressure to begin talks, potentially reshaping the media industry.
Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities, flew back to Tampa, Fla., and was greeted by cheering supporters waving American and Palestinian flags.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s most formidable G.O.P. adversary is turning out to be a fellow Californian who wields power from 2,700 miles away: Kevin McCarthy, the incoming House majority leader.
The new penalties, targeting a series of banks and energy and defense firms, go much further than the limits imposed so far in retaliation for Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine.
As part of the inquiry, F.B.I. forensic investigators will try to recover the emails, which belonged to Lois Lerner, the former I.R.S. official at the center of the investigation.
Federal officials trying to house the influx of minors from Central America have been forced to scrap several proposed sites because of local opposition, as the issue grows more toxic.
The lawyer, who took on the case last week, said the Army’s course of action against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was wide open, from court-martial to exoneration.
Iran has signaled that it wants more time to negotiate past Sunday’s deadline, but the president is almost certain to run into congressional opposition if he agrees.
The Veterans Affairs’ acting secretary told a Senate committee that hiring 1,500 doctors and 8,500 nurses and other clinicians to work at V.A. hospitals would cost $17.6 billion over three years.
The influx of Central American children has led President Obama to focus on deportations at the moment he was preparing to allow more undocumented people to stay.
The sense of uncertainty and delay within the system, the judge wrote, “violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.”