The New York Times
Updated: 1 hour 19 min ago
Lawmakers sidestepped the debate over the extent of American military action until the lame-duck session of Congress later this year.
With an emerging population of immigrants who do not or cannot vote, Democrats are trying to increase black turnout and bring back moderate whites.
The withdrawal of Chad Taylor, the Democratic nominee, was upheld by the Kansas Supreme Court Thursday, helping the independent Greg Orman and dealing a blow to the incumbent Republican Pat Roberts’s campaign.
The federal civil trial, in Brooklyn, pits the bank against victims of terrorist attacks in and around Israel that they say were carried out by Hamas.
Rescue crews were searching for a sheriff’s deputy who radioed for help in an Austin-area subdivision minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters.
The globe smashed more heat records last month, including earth’s hottest August and summer, federal meteorologists said.
As Jimmy Carter’s time in office moves further into the past, the questions from Emory freshmen at his annual town hall get less predictable.
Federal officials have faced criticism that they have failed to respond to accusations of abuse by agents.
The loss of a single cyclist has a chilling effect on everyone who pedals for work, exercise or pleasure. Can’t we get it right?
Gov. Chris Christie is adamant that New Jersey not participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, though most legislators say it would be good for the state.
The Obama administration said 7.3 million of those who enrolled had paid their premiums and still had coverage, the vast majority paying less than $100 a month.
Democrats have said the ability to mobilize women, particularly those struggling with minimum wage jobs, could determine whether the party holds the Senate
The Obama administration’s measures are part of the first major federal effort to confront a public health problem that takes at least 23,000 lives a year.
A proposal aims to address the problem of studies that go unpublished even though their findings can be important.
New research in mice suggests artificial sweeteners may disrupt the ability to regulate blood sugar, causing changes in metabolism that can be a precursor to diabetes.
With voter turnout expected to be around 80 percent and polls predicting a thin margin, a glaring message of the referendum has been that every vote counts. For children, that lesson is a victory in itself.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,332 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
After cancer, Angela Salerni couldn’t bear a child — but she had frozen embryos. She needed a surrogate: Roshael Rose. It was a perfect match, but it still wasn’t easy.
The White House sought to dispel growing confusion over exactly what role American soldiers are going to play on the battlefield in the unfolding operation.