The New York Times
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The death of Robert Champion, 26, brought heightened focus to college hazing and prompted a flurry of strict antihazing laws across the country.
The data shows that black churches still play a significant role in getting black voters to the polls.
Democrats continue to enjoy an advantage over Republicans among female voters in the contests for governor in Colorado, Connecticut and Iowa, according to the latest polls from Quinnipiac University. But the gender gap is shrinking in the Iowa Senate race, where Representative Bruce Braley has lost some ground with female voters.
A look at how viral ads have shaped one of this year’s crucial Senate races, between Representative Bruce Braley and his Republican opponent, Joni Ernst.
Hackers recently breached an unclassified computer network used by President Obama’s senior staff, a White House official said Tuesday night.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,336 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations and a service member who died supporting the operation to eliminate the Islamic State militant group.
Looking to join a sorority? You’ll need time and money to spare. And don’t be late for meetings and events (there’s a fine for that).
Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., will decide whether to join Colorado and Washington State in allowing recreational use by adults.
The Postal Service approved nearly 50,000 requests last year from law enforcement agencies to secretly track the mail of ordinary Americans for use in criminal and national security investigations.
What if ordinary voters are even more extreme in their views than members of Congress?
The president has not been welcome in some of the principal battlegrounds of the midterm elections, but is hoping to energize the party’s base.
More than 50 children have had mysterious episodes of paralysis in 23 states and some doctors suspect a link to the enterovirus 68, a respiratory virus that has sickened thousands of youngsters.
The case could create a new problem for the Obama administration, as officials weigh steps the president could take after the Nov. 4 elections to expand protections from deportation for immigrants here illegally.
The lawsuit accused officials of failing to fully process thousands of applications, but the ruling said the law was being followed.
With control of the Senate at stake, the lawmakers leading the Republican and Democratic election efforts have a lot riding on how well they do.
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey’s recommendation comes a day after the C.D.C. issued new guidelines on how civilian health workers should be treated on their return to the United States.