The New York Times
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A former executive of Texas’ $3 billion cancer-fighting effort was indicted over an improperly awarded $11 million taxpayer-funded grant that plunged the state agency into turmoil.
Four people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area while the region is gripped by freezing temperatures.
Twenty whales believed to be part of a pod found stranded in the Everglades this week were spotted Friday afternoon moving closer toward shore.
E. Gordon Gee, who resigned as president of Ohio State University in July after a series of embarrassing gaffes, will serve as interim president of West Virginia University.
Mr. Kammen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, helped cast the form of the modern scholarly field known as memory studies.
The proposal would use federal funds available for expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act to instead buy private coverage for an expanded Medicaid population.
Kirsten E. Gillibrand of New York has defied colleagues and stood her ground on issues, earning her prominence in a chamber in which she has served less than five years.
When businesses threatened to move across county lines if the minimum wage was raised, a county councilman was able to get three governments to agree to raise it together.
The defense secretary said that the Pentagon would not reduce its military deployments to the region or its focus on countering shared security threats.
The incoming commissioner, William J. Bratton, relied on many of the aggressive techniques that have proved divisive in New York, while navigating complicated racial tensions.
The Federal Communications Commission has delayed its auction of broadcast airwaves to mid-2015, a year later than intended.
Merrill Newman did top-secret work as an Army intelligence officer during the Korean War. On a return visit to the North this fall, he was accused of war crimes and held, then released.
Researchers expressed frustration after two men who had been treated with bone-marrow procedures saw their H.I.V. return.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Sovaldi, from Gilead Sciences, which will let some patients be treated for a minimum of 12 weeks, but at a cost of $1,000 per daily pill.
As American Airlines and US Airways join to become the world’s largest airline, the new company will have to combine two carriers with vastly different operating cultures and backgrounds.
Age discrimination claims are on the rise as members of the post-World War II baby boom enter their 60s.
The Obama administration said Friday that the enrollment records for roughly a quarter of all the people who signed up for health insurance on its website in October and November could contain errors.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved eight injections to be used to treat the sometimes painful and embarrassing curvature known as Peyronie’s disease.
A layer of ice and snow accompanied by plunging temperatures swept through the country, leading to canceled flights and school closings.
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