The New York Times
Updated: 4 hours 15 min ago
More than 35,000 runners participated in the Boston Marathon, a year after three people were killed and more than 260 wounded in a bombing at the race.
No runners showed more resilience at the Boston Marathon than a group of 28 who were injured in last year’s bombing and ran Monday as a form of therapy and a show of defiance.
Americans who have chosen to be uninsured cited cost, frustration and ideology as some of the reasons they sat out the first open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act.
Meb Keflezighi, 38, on Monday became the first American man to win the race since 1983. Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won the women’s race in 2:18:57, a course record.
A surge of rail construction could bring a project closer to fruition after years of disagreements.
The decision bars a church-sponsored troop in south Seattle from using logos, uniforms or names associated with the Boy Scouts as long as the gay scoutmaster remains in charge.
A lawyer for Coca-Cola remained poised under sometimes harsh questioning on its Pomegranate Blueberry juice blend, which contains only notes of either fruit.
The defendant in a long-running gang prosecution was shot and killed by a United States marshal in Salt Lake City after he lunged to attack a witness testifying in his trial, federal authorities said.
The proposed pipeline’s effect on emissions would be negligible — nascent regulations on emissions from coal and cars would have a far greater impact on global warming.
When schools took chocolate milk off the menu, children drank less milk and purchased fewer school lunches, a study found.
Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him.
Manu Prakash wants to grow a generation of young scientists by distributing powerful yet inexpensive laboratory instruments around the globe.
After a successful challenge of the legality of Oklahoma’s secrecy in obtaining lethal drugs, the State Supreme Court has granted a stay of execution to two men.
Some 30,000 people crowded onto the South Lawn for the 136th annual event, including families whose names were chosen by lottery.
President Obama is naming W. Neil Eggleston, a veteran Washington lawyer, as his next White House counsel, according to administration officials.
In a conversation they have had countless times since his reading disability was diagnosed in elementary school, a mother and her teenage son search for ways to set goals and “do something that really distinguishes me.”
The magazine that brought many parents of my vintage through the toddler years has invited writers, including Ann Hood, to cast the eyes that once focused on potty training and sleepless nights onto sexuality, grit, college tours — and more sleepless nights.
The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether Congress may require the State Department to treat Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in American passports.
In his new book, Justice John Paul Stevens proposes six amendments, one of which would address the Citizens United ruling on campaign finance.
The State Department and other agencies are spending millions around the world to finance local systems, called mesh networks, as more secure alternatives to the Internet.