The New York Times
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A US Airways plane’s nose gear collapsed Thursday as its pilot attempted an emergency landing, forcing an evacuation of the plane but no serious injuries, officials said.
Emails indicate that environmental regulators consulted Duke Energy before seeking to exclude citizen activists from talks to settle charges over groundwater pollution.
Does the U.S. need to allocate resources more urgently to repairing and replacing transmission lines, roads, bridges, etc., or are these concerns exaggerated?
President Obama told Hispanic lawmakers that he was eager to see whether the nation’s existing immigration laws could be applied in a more humane way.
During testimony Thursday, an F.B.I. agent describes the interrogation of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a close associate of Osama bin Laden, as “a respectful, relaxed conversation.”
A movement to start high schools later has gained momentum, bolstered by a growing body of research on the adolescent body clock.
Republican leaders proposed giving the White House the changes it wants for the International Monetary Fund in exchange for delaying regulations on tax-exempt political organizations, a deal the White House may take.
The Senate’s most conservative and most liberal members are finding common ground on criminal justice issues.
The Obama administration has not nominated an ambassador to Ireland since the last one left in 2012, and the delay has bruised feelings. The Irish premier is expected to raise the issue during a White House visit Friday.
The vote to confirm Caroline D. Krass as the C.I.A.’s general counsel came amid a public battle between the agency and the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
A safety watchdog says an accident trend went unnoticed by regulators before the recall of two models last month.
A measure, which still faces a battle in the House, would restore assistance for Americans who have been unemployed for a half-year or longer.
The former senator for Massachusetts has been mulling a run against Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat.
Mr. Brinkley, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who spent much of his career at The New York Times, was remembered for his meticulous reporting and sense of humor.
For-profit colleges would lose all federal student aid, a fatal blow, if their students fail tests of earnings and debt default, the Obama administration will propose Friday.
Under the agreement, BP will be allowed to bid for new leases as early as next Wednesday, but only as long as the company passes muster on ethics, corporate governance and safety procedures.
A state appeals court agreed ruled that the legalization law, known as Amendment 64, could apply retroactively to minor drug offenses if people had already been appealing their convictions when the measure went into effect.
An appeals court on Thursday sided with environmentalists over growers and upheld federal guidelines that limit water diversions in order to protect delta smelt.
former Chicago alderman and Cook County commissioner, Robert Shaw, announced Thursday that he would run against Rahm Emanuel for Chicago mayor next year.