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The Islamic State is expanding beyond its base in Syria and Iraq to establish militant affiliates in Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt and Libya, raising the prospect of a new global war on terror.
A flood board had sought billions in damages from energy companies over coastal erosion, but the action was dismissed in federal court.
Laura Santucci recently was charged with New York’s failed bid to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016.
Joseph M. Hunter, 49, and two other men had agreed to kill an agent of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and an informant for $800,000.
The shooting of the orchard laborer in Pasco, who the police say threw rocks at officers, has stirred outrage among the Hispanic population in southeastern Washington.
Mr. Carr, a shrewd and well-informed skeptic, wriggled away from the demon of drug addiction to become an unlikely name-brand media columnist at The New York Times.
Officials in Arizona are battling over control of the Board of Education and the state’s schools, just one example of an increasingly fractious landscape of state education politics.
Mr. Kitzhaber stepped down amid a scandal that included a criminal investigation of the role that his fiancée played in his administration.
President Obama and his team are making a final, urgent push to boost government health insurance sign-ups in the next two days, in part by making sure people know that tax penalties for remaining uninsured have risen dramatically.
After searching the suspect’s apartment, investigators said they had seized at least a dozen firearms and an extensive collection of ammunition, holsters, cases and scopes.
What to do if the Supreme Court rejects the law’s subsidies.
The state comptroller, Leslie Munger, said Friday she would not follow an executive order by Gov. Bruce Rauner to hold up so-called fair-share union dues from nonunion workers.
A proposal that reinstates Utah’s use of firing squads to carry out executions narrowly passed a crucial vote Friday in the state’s Legislature after three missing lawmakers were summoned to break a tie.
It will probably be several years before the fruit, which resists browning when sliced or bruised, shows up in grocery stores.
Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty on Friday, calling the current system of capital punishment “anything but infallible.”
Unlike American evangelicals who can reside in their own church and schools, the English have a more unified national culture that makes it easier to teach and accept the science.
The state’s probate judges saw a federal district court judge’s order that the licenses be issued in Mobile County as a signal for them to issue the licenses, too.
The president signed an executive order urging companies to exchange data on cyberthreats and receive classified information from the government.
When we visit the great outdoors, we do damage we don’t even notice.
Denied a marriage license on Monday by a probate judge caught between the state and federal courts, Keith Ingram and Albert Pigg have not lost hope.