The New York Times
Updated: 6 hours 32 min ago
The replay of a shooting at Fort Hood raised questions about what lessons Army officials had learned from 2009, when Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan went on a shooting spree, and how prepared they are to deal with threats from within.
Charges of corruption leveled against three state senators brought a rare bit of bad news to a party that has come to thoroughly dominate politics in that state.
Officials in five states said that their health insurance exchanges had been hobbled by problems like those that bedeviled the federal marketplace.
Allies and even former opponents of the elder George Bush will gather in Texas to mark the 25th anniversary of his presidency.
The device, an injector filled with a medication that reverses the effects of an overdose, is small enough to fit into a pocket.
A project to fight blight by covering empty houses with colorful dots and discarded dolls, stuffed animals and other items has been marred by what officials suspect is arson.
The decision was a response to a Palestinian push to join 15 international conventions and treaties, which Israel regarded as an unacceptable move.
Lawmakers and some groups are pushing to lift the ban on Interstate tolls, but some businesses like FedEx and McDonald’s fear increased costs and a loss of customers.
Officials said Specialist Ivan Lopez, accused of killing three people at the Texas base, had been prescribed a sleep aid and other medications, and that he had a “clean record.”
New research suggests that kindergarteners are capable of learning more advanced math concepts than are offered in most classrooms.
People who have read the report have said it details the C.I.A.’s brutal methods of interrogating terrorism suspects in the years after Sept. 11, 2001.
More and more Jews say the time to free Jonathan J. Pollard is long past, but they are unsure whether he should be used as a chit in a diplomatic transaction with Israel.
The Supreme Court decision struck down limits on federal campaign contributions. It only concerned those from individuals. Federal law continues to ban contributions by corporations and unions.
Short-term unemployment has fallen to its prerecession level, but long-term unemployment remains more than twice as high as it was in 2007.