The New York Times
Updated: 1 hour 38 min ago
A big part of the American auto industry’s comeback has come from rising exports of vehicles made in the United States for sale in international markets.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. raised the issue as Beijing withholds accreditation for journalists from The New York Times and Bloomberg.
Stockton has gone through what Detroit faces and hopes to emerge from bankruptcy protection in the spring. But its biggest problem, pension payments, still looms.
Lawmakers are nearing an agreement that would “fast-track” the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is negotiating with a dozen Pacific nations.
Laws passed by the City Council have sought to restrict prisoner transfer agreements with federal authorities, prompting guarded celebration among immigrants’ advocates.
The House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill protecting technology companies and their customers from nuisance patent-infringement lawsuits.
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis published a list on Thursday of 34 priests who have been accused of sexually abusing minors.
The board that oversees the state’s high-speed rail project decided to try again to gain authority to sell $8.6 billion in state bonds, after a judge blocked the sales.
Gov. Sean Parnell will urge in his fiscal 2015 budget plan that the state tap $3 billion in one of its savings accounts to pay down $11.9 billion unfunded liability in Alaska’s two largest pension funds.
President Obama recalled that his public career began at an anti-apartheid rally in 1979, imbued with the hope Nelson Mandela had generated.
More families are migrating to the cannabis-friendly state because of the promise of a marijuana-based oil known as Charlotte’s Web to treat their children’s seizures.
The estimate of growth in the third quarter was revised to a 3.6 percent rate from 2.8 percent, with much of the gain attributed to inventory changes and an improving trade picture.
Secretary of State John Kerry discussed security arrangements that could be put in place in the West Bank and the Jordan Valley, a move that seemed to signify a more active American role in Israeli-Palestinian talks.
The coalition is trying to marginalize a group that contends that the liberalism of leaders like Senator Elizabeth Warren will lead Democrats “over the populist cliff.”
Conservative House Republicans are likely to balk at the deal, and Democrats have not said whether they will make their support contingent on an extension of jobless benefits.
Libyan security officials said they had yet to determine a motive for the killing, which came during a surge of assassinations and armed clashes in Benghazi.
Rescuers trying to shepherd surviving short-finned pilot whales out to open sea were stymied by sharks that had feasted on the carcasses.
A criminal complaint unsealed in Manhattan says the Russians, who are protected by diplomatic immunity, illegally obtained $1.5 million in benefits.
The moves, combined with a plan to transfer a detainee to Sudan, are a sign that the Obama administration has revived efforts to winnow the population, now at 162.
Mr. Allain, a Democrat who served from 1984 to 1988, increased the number of women and minorities in government jobs and strengthened the executive branch.