The New York Times
Updated: 43 min 4 sec ago
Contenders for the party’s 2016 nomination like Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have a resume with just a few years in the Senate and little foreign policy experience. But so did Barack Obama in 2008.
In an address, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said he would decide what action the administration can take to stop companies from moving abroad to avoid American taxes.
President Obama will make a national televised address on the plans to address the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a Sunni extremist group that has killed two American hostages.
Mr. Cathy was a billionaire several times over and, as a conservative Christian who ran his business according to his religious principles, he was at once a hero and a symbol of intolerance.
Ms. Bobo was 20 when she disappeared in Parsons, Tenn., in 2011, and four people have been accused in connection with her death.
The federal government has provided military-style weaponry to local police departments since the Sept. 11 attacks, but with little oversight.
A moderate and relatively obscure senator who supports same-sex marriage might actually be a promising choice as the G.O.P. presidential nominee in 2016.
The polling in the state is suspect, but the data suggests that the G.O.P. has an advantage in a race that could swing the Senate.
The president invited opinion makers to a dinner, where he spoke about his plans for confronting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
The National Audubon Society foresees danger for more than half of the 650 species of birds in North America.
A federal court hearing over same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii began Monday with a lawyer defending Idaho’s ban facing tough questions from a judge on the panel
More than three inches fell in eight hours, flooding homes and streets, and trapping drivers in their cars.
President Obama has been undermined by his own statements, like the one where he said Iraq was “sovereign, stable and self-reliant” with “a representative government.”
United States officials believe Russia may have tested a ground-launched cruise missile in violation of the 1987 Soviet-American treaty.
Immigration rights advocates accuse President Obama of bowing to partisan political interests by putting off promised executive actions.
President Obama on Tuesday will begin laying out his case for an expanded military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria when he faces congressional leaders.
The City Council plans to approve several changes, including a citizen review board for the police department and a reduction in court fines that have disproportionately affected black residents.
For reasons that are not yet clear, hospitals in the Midwest and West are seeing an unusually large spike in suspected cases and a large number of children who need critical care.
An evangelical megachurch based in the Seattle area has announced that it is closing several campuses and laying off staff members because criticism of the church’s founding pastor has caused a drop in attendance and contributions.