The New York Times
Updated: 13 hours 28 min ago
A 32-year-old man was charged Thursday with starting the state’s third-largest wildfire, a 2013 blaze that charred 400 square miles in Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest.
Facing international criticism for water shutoffs aimed at resolving millions of dollars’ worth of unpaid bills, Mayor Mike Duggan announced that Detroit would offer payment plans to many delinquent customers.
In a race that could shift control in Washington, Lisa Murkowski has threatened legal action if Mark Begich uses her image to highlight his centrism.
Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hit from a hurricane since 1992, as two tropical cyclones barrel through the Pacific toward the state.
Research on post-traumatic stress disorder among members of the armed forces beginning a generation ago has implications for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
At an Army base outside Washington, the president promises the bill will allow for a major change in the “way the V.A. does business.”
Theodore P. Wafer, 55, was found guilty of shooting Renisha McBride, 19, who banged on his front door in the middle of the night in Dearborn Heights, Mich.
Moscow announced a ban on all beef, pork, fish, fruit, vegetables and dairy products from the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia and Norway.
Senator John Walsh bowed to pressure from Democrats to step aside so that a new nominee could be named.
After months of stiff resistance, the bank has abruptly offered to pay $16 billion. The turning point came in an unexpected ruling from a federal judge known to be hard on big banks.
Despite its reputation, Alaska is ahead of New York, Maine, Maryland and Georgia when polling errors are averaged in Senate races since 1992.