The New York Times
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Frank Schaefer, like other leaders of United Methodist congregations, had difficult choices to make when his son acknowledged that he is gay.
Officials are seeking ways to exploit fissures between the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and groups that allied with it to seize much of northern and western Iraq.
The huge exposure Univision has received from the World Cup shows how the growth of America’s Hispanic population is reshaping the media landscape.
Mr. Horne’s campaign tactics are under scrutiny, and top Republicans, including Gov. Jan Brewer, Senator John McCain and Senator Jeff Flake, have left his camp.
Gas tax increases are unpopular, so Congress has been turning to some wishful math to pay for road repairs.
The District of Columbia police were hampered because a security guard had locked a video surveillance room, preventing officers from immediately making a clear assessment of the situation, the report says.
Some involved in the process said that an unofficial running vote count in recent days appeared to favor the city's plan, which includes cuts to pension benefits.
More than 1,000 gay couples who married after the state’s same-sex marriage ban was overturned could get benefits in days after a favorable ruling on Friday from a federal appeals court.
Several hundred firefighters worked Friday to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across nearly 30 square miles in central Washington.
With Florida’s primary election only six weeks away, it is unclear whether voters will cast ballots on Aug. 26 and then on Nov. 4 based on a map that a judge has declared unconstitutional.
A comprehensive review of earlier studies found higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic fruits and vegetables compared with conventionally grown produce.
The motorcycle found with a body appears to match that driven by Harry Devert, a former financial trader in New York and the subject of a long search.
Jesse Ventura, the wrestling star turned Minnesota governor, objects to a book’s depiction of him as critical of the Navy SEALs.
After Britain forced The Guardian to destroy hard drives holding data leaked by Edward J. Snowden, a National Security Agency official called the event “good news,” emails show.
Democrats say the Republican Party’s loss of Jewish representation is evidence of the party’s increasing homogeneity, while donors are finding other candidates eager to fill the gap.
The owner of a Chinese aviation company spent years taking data from Boeing on military aircraft and weapons, the Justice Department said.
Two members of the Senate Finance Committee asked Gilead Sciences to defend the more than $80,000 cost of Sovaldi, citing the expense to federal health care programs.
Adm. Michelle J. Howard, the vice chief of naval operations, has become the first female four-star in the 239-year history of the Navy.
A retired police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a fellow moviegoer during a dispute over texting has been granted release on bond, his lawyer said Friday.
A former council member from the city of Bell, Calif., was sentenced Friday to one year in jail and five years of probation for inflating his salary by sitting on fake boards.