The New York Times
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The terrible accusations against the father alleged to have intentionally left his toddler to die in a hot car in Georgia make it too easy to mentally file the death under the category “things that will never happen to my family.”
One minute, your teen needs you. The next, she pushes you away—hard. That’s normal for her, but tough on the parent enduring the push and pull.
Mr. Ordway spent two years in the 1960s as an adviser to the director Stanley Kubrick, whom he met through his friend, the science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke.
For senators in a tough re-election fight, putting daylight between themselves and the president is just part of the campaign strategy.
President Obama is having increasingly frequent late-night dinners, here and abroad, with companions from fields like architecture, film, art and literature.
A classified report says that many units are deeply infiltrated by either Sunni extremist informants or Shiite personnel backed by Iran, according to U.S. officials.
It’s possible that teenagers will be more conservative than their immediate elders. But it doesn’t seem true of today’s oldest teenagers.
With his vote holding sway, it seemed as if Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. ruled with the conservative majority, but not as broadly as some others might have wanted him to.
A big community college had a long record of low graduation rates and uneven instruction. But when an overseer tried to act, an uproar ensued.
A favorite argument in favor of the health care law is that improving access to preventive care will lower medical costs over all. It probably won't.
Some people on the island want to establish a nonprofit funeral service, but they are being opposed by powerful organizations representing Massachusetts’ cemeteries and funeral directors.
Changes in federal drug sentencing laws have some law officials concerned that offenders could receive little to no prison time for serving as drug couriers.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to return to life as a regular Army soldier as early as Monday, Defense Department officials said late Sunday.
At the National Governors Association meeting in Nashville, it’s apparent that the same divisions that have stymied policy-making in Congress are increasingly evident in the governors’ ranks.
As USA Today’s publisher, the veteran newsman Larry Kramer is hoping America’s largest-circulation newspaper will thrive in a world of social media and mobile platforms.
Recent revelations of safety breaches in the handling of dangerous microbes have created a crisis of faith at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and prompted calls for sweeping changes at the agency.
The suicide of a Mississippi Tea Party founder who was charged in a plot to photograph Senator Thad Cochran’s ailing wife has deepened the enmity left by a divisive Republican primary.
A law to make marijuana possession in the District of Columbia punishable by only a $25 ticket has ignited a feud between Washington’s mayor and a Republican House member.
The head of its commercial aircraft division said that failure to keep the bank running would place Boeing at an unbeatable disadvantage to Airbus.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. addressed reports that Yemeni explosives experts were working on devices small enough to fit into cellphones or laptop computers, and helping militants in Syria.