The New York Times
Updated: 5 hours 7 min ago
Attorney General Scott Pruitt has filed a request to delay two executions in November and one in December because of a lack of drugs and to provide more time to implement new lethal injection protocols, according to court documents obtained on Monday.
Gov. Rick Perry will make his first court appearance on Oct. 31 as his lawyers tries to quash the two felony counts of abuse of power.
The biggest risk of contracting an illness is in the surfaces passengers touch, so hygiene is important, medical experts say.
As Gov. Chris Christie lays the groundwork for a Republican presidential run, the distrust that he faces from social and religious conservatives may be the biggest and least understood obstacle.
“People suddenly assume my seventh grader has become a self-obsessed jerk, lost in her iPhone and touching up her lip gloss. Nothing could be further from the truth. She wants great books, but not necessarily teen books,” and it’s hard to fit the bill.
The Pentagon on Monday released a report asserting that climate change poses an immediate threat to national security, with increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages.
Rulings have allowed a protest at a soldier’s funeral and struck down buffer zones around abortion clinics, but the plaza outside the court seems to be a different matter.
The discovery will allow scientists to quickly, cheaply and easily test drugs that might stop the process in the first place.
Do all princes just sort of wander around, hoping for a dragon to slay and a damsel in distress to kiss? What if they are not the rescuing type? What if they are scared of the dragon?
The party sees the campaign of Gwen Graham, a daughter of a former Florida senator and governor, as one of its few genuine chances to reclaim a House seat.
The virus’s spread in West Africa is “unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times,” said Dr. Margaret Chan, the body’s director general.
Seventeen people were arrested on Sunday, when police officers in riot gear confronted protesters at a sit-in at the entrance of a convenience store.
As children’s books, just like all the other ones, migrate to digital media, parents, pediatricians and researchers are struggling to find out if reading an e-book should be considered story time.
Five gay couples had asked the state to overturn a constitutional amendment approved by voters in 1998 that defined marriage as being between one man and one woman.
A federal lawsuit claims that despite assurances from the manufacturer and the Federal Highway Administration, guardrails installed on highways do not function properly and could kill or injure motorists during crashes.
Some argued that if the allegations were true, the sins of the few should not ruin the lives of so many other Sayreville high school players, cheerleaders, and marching band members.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it would provide more training and urge hospitals to run drills to practice dealing with potential Ebola patients.
On Sunday, for the second time in two weeks, Ebola transformed part of Dallas into a scene of concern and contamination, with another day of uneasy questions.
Officials were trying to figure out how a nurse who had treated Thomas Eric Duncan became infected despite wearing protective gear, as news of the new infection stoked the fears of health care workers across the country.
With the strangely shaped “pumpkinstein,” a California farmer found a way to carve himself a piece of the $7 billion in business Halloween now generates.