The New York Times
Updated: 51 min 22 sec ago
An Uzbek man facing terrorism-related charges in Idaho will remain jailed pending his trial after waiving his right to a detention hearing.
The devastation in Oklahoma again thrust the president into the role of national comforter, while on Capitol Hill calls for compassion and for spending discipline were heard.
The Senate Judiciary Committee, voting 13 to 5 to approve a bill drafted by a bipartisan group of eight senators, agreed to hold off on an amendment that would have added protections for gay couples.
The government on Tuesday dropped one charge against Pfc. Bradley Manning, the confessed source of vast archives of government documents made public through WikiLeaks.
Tim Cook came to Capitol Hill prepared to face down senators furious over evidence that Apple had avoided paying billions in taxes, but he left having won many of them over.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,208 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
Lois Lerner, who heads the I.R.S.’s division on tax-exempt organizations, is scheduled to appear before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, whose leaders have accused her of lying.
The number of asthma attacks or other outbreaks of symptoms decreased by 87 percent in those getting the drug, Dupilumab, compared with those getting a placebo.
Information collected at the border will be used to crack down on visitors who violate laws on the length of their stay, Congressional officials say.
The Justice Department called prosecutor Dennis K. Burke’s actions related to the release of a memo about a federal agent involved in the “Fast and Furious” investigation “particularly egregious.”
A powerful tornado leveled homes and businesses in and around Oklahoma City on Monday. Preliminary analysis of the storm track showed it touched down at 2:56 p.m. and traveled about 20 miles in 40 minutes.
As rescue workers searched for survivors from the tornado in Oklahoma, residents began trying to come to grips with what happened, and the uncertain path forward.
Leobardo Espinoza Jr., a high school senior in Kansas whose parents did not graduate from high school, expects to “work harder and longer” to compete with his Ivy League classmates this fall.
Homes were flattened, cars flung through the air and at least two schools packed with children destroyed, sending rescuers to dig out those buried in rubble.
Migrant deaths remain high even as apprehensions have fallen, with tighter borders pushing people to take riskier routes from Mexico to the United States.
The chances of Gabriel Gomez, the Republican running against Representative Edward J. Markey for John Kerry’s vacated Senate seat, are thought to be fair.
Officials searched the personal e-mails and tried to track the movements of a Fox News correspondent, James Rosen, in investigating a leak.
Los Angeles is about to elect either its first woman or its first Jew as mayor, but the milestone seems to have done little to excite voters.