The New York Times
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Across much of the country, sealing or clearing a criminal record after a wrongful conviction is a tangled and expensive process, advocates and former prisoners say.
In an address at Ohio State, the president said government critics “gum up the works,” and said he was optimistic about young people’s opportunities.
For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, there were oblique signs to those around him that the gulf between the private and the public person was widening.
Wayne LaPierre, the public face of the National Rifle Association, implored members never to give up their weapons in the wake of recent gun control efforts.
While colleges have always courted accomplished public figures, a leap to the front of the class has now become a natural move for those who have suffered career flameouts.
Dr. Frei was an oncologist whose trailblazing use of combination chemotherapy helped make certain cancers curable for the first time.
The C.I.A. money, President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan told reporters, was “an easy source of petty cash,” and he suggested that some of it was used to pay off warlords and power brokers.
A telecommunications company’s bid to offer TV content raises questions about fairness and monopoly.
Sandstone, which Mr. Williamson and his wife always insisted was about more than sex, at one point had a handful of couples who were full-time residents and about 500 paying members.
Silicon Valley companies and their executives, who want to hire foreign-born engineers, are waging a sophisticated lobbying campaign in support of an immigration overhaul.
A new analysis finds the current Supreme Court to be by far the most pro-business of any since World War II.
Friends and relatives of Katherine Russell, the widow of one of the suspects in the Boston bombing, are stunned at the turn her life has taken.
Israeli aircrafts bombed a target in Syria on Thursday, an Obama administration official said, as American officials said they were considering options that included their own airstrikes.
Conceding leadership of the drug fight to Mexico hews to a guiding principle of President Obama’s foreign policy, in which American supremacy is played down, at least publicly.
A funeral home owner is having problems finding a cemetery that will accept the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev for burial.
The Philadelphia School District has already attracted at least one educational group to a Victorian-era complex being renovated in South Kensington.
For a small group of the young, digital elite, Enstitute seeks to challenge the conventional wisdom that top professional jobs always require a bachelor’s degree.
A spokesman estimated that the fire might be contained by Monday, with the help of favorable weather, but that it would take firefighters weeks to extinguish every ember, and ensure “28,000 acres of cold ash.”
Perique gets its distinctive flavor from barrel fermentation, a technique Louisiana settlers are thought to have picked up in the 18th or 19th century from the local Choctaws.
Local officials and descendants of the warring clans seek to turn folklore into a source of jobs and revenue for Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia.