The New York Times
Updated: 3 hours 54 min ago
Mississippi officials hope a publicly operated civil rights museum scheduled to open in 2017 will be a symbol that the state is reckoning with the ugliest parts of its history.
One of the three soldiers shot and killed at Fort Hood died while barricading a door, preventing the gunman from opening fire inside a room packed with military personnel.
A group of Catholics in the archdiocese in Atlanta had asked that Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory sell the more than 6,000-square-foot home in keeping with the tone of austerity set by Pope Francis.
The recent Fort Hood shooting has shed light on the difficulties the military has had in identifying soldiers at high risk of violence and deciding whether to restrict their access to firearms.
Jurors have awarded the former director of Georgia’s ethics commission $700,000 after ruling in her favor in a lawsuit in which she said her salary had been cut and a deputy removed for investigating complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.
Crude apps, patronizing behavior. For some, “bro” culture offers one explanation for why there are so few women in tech.
Some high-tech treatments help patients better control chronic diseases like diabetes, but they also drive an enormous surge in costs, and experts say many of them offer dubious benefits.
As they did successfully in 2012 against Mitt Romney, Democrats are painting the Koch brothers as indifferent to the struggles of ordinary people.
Owners of reactors who say they cannot show that their facilities would withstand the most severe earthquake they might face, are required to undertake extensive structural reviews.
Hostage-takers who became leading reformers in Iran include the man who devised the plan to seize the United States Embassy in Tehran in 1979 and the woman who explained the group’s demands to foreign reporters.
The number of soldiers at Fort Hood has fallen, and as the Army moves away from wartime footing, those who planned to make a career in the military face an uncertain path.
Despite a slight majority of support by Americans, some Democratic governors are leery about having their states become the next to legitimize marijuana.
The long-term unemployed are now burdened by complex interactions of technology, education and market demand.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is facing questions over its handling of the General Motors scandal involving defective ignition switches.