The New York Times
Updated: 7 hours 44 min ago
Republicans blame the Obama administration for failing to protect the United States. Now Democrats are saying it is G.O.P. budget cutting that has put Americans at risk.
The transmission of the virus to a nurse in Dallas forced the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study how health officials perform infection control at hospitals.
Dozens of the schools have sprung up around the country to teach computer programming, offering students a fast-paced curriculum and the promise of jobs.
Competition for shoppers’ dollars include health care and child care, personal savings, and even the new iPhone 6.
Catholic officials in Minnesota pledged on Monday to enact new procedures to help protect children from sexual abuse by the clergy.
Karen Lewis, the Chicago union leader who had been considering a bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel, will not run as she continues treatment after surgery for an undisclosed medical condition, her exploratory committee said Monday.
A parrot that spoke with a British accent when he disappeared four years ago has been reunited with his owner, and he now speaks Spanish.
Several couples lined up early on Monday in Anchorage to apply for marriage licenses a day after a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on same-sex unions.
Attorney General Scott Pruitt has filed a request to delay two executions in November and one in December because of a lack of drugs and to provide more time to implement new lethal injection protocols, according to court documents obtained on Monday.
Gov. Rick Perry will make his first court appearance on Oct. 31 as his lawyers tries to quash the two felony counts of abuse of power.
The biggest risk of contracting an illness is in the surfaces passengers touch, so hygiene is important, medical experts say.
As Gov. Chris Christie lays the groundwork for a Republican presidential run, the distrust that he faces from social and religious conservatives may be the biggest and least understood obstacle.
“People suddenly assume my seventh grader has become a self-obsessed jerk, lost in her iPhone and touching up her lip gloss. Nothing could be further from the truth. She wants great books, but not necessarily teen books,” and it’s hard to fit the bill.
The Pentagon on Monday released a report asserting that climate change poses an immediate threat to national security, with increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages.
Rulings have allowed a protest at a soldier’s funeral and struck down buffer zones around abortion clinics, but the plaza outside the court seems to be a different matter.
The discovery will allow scientists to quickly, cheaply and easily test drugs that might stop the process in the first place.
Do all princes just sort of wander around, hoping for a dragon to slay and a damsel in distress to kiss? What if they are not the rescuing type? What if they are scared of the dragon?
The party sees the campaign of Gwen Graham, a daughter of a former Florida senator and governor, as one of its few genuine chances to reclaim a House seat.
The virus’s spread in West Africa is “unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times,” said Dr. Margaret Chan, the body’s director general.
Seventeen people were arrested on Sunday, when police officers in riot gear confronted protesters at a sit-in at the entrance of a convenience store.