The New York Times
Updated: 6 hours 47 min ago
San Francisco is reaching out to gays who are homeless, after a survey found nearly 30 percent of the city’s homeless population identified as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
The United States will commit up to $5 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, President Obama said Monday at the White House.
The Obama administration said added money would be an incentive for insurance companies to let people to keep health policies that were to have been canceled.
A bipartisan committee of lawmakers signed off Monday on a $160 billion plan to deal with the state’s underfunded public pension crisis.
A divided federal appeals court upheld a federal ban on political advertising on public television and radio stations.
Representative Darrell Issa wants to amend the 1910 Height of Buildings Act, which he says is “arbitrary,” but supporters say it preserves views of the capital’s historic architecture.
The Nonhuman Rights Project is using the novel strategy in seeking to have the chimp removed from his owners and placed in a sanctuary.
Hospital pricing is often convoluted, and hospital charges represent about a third of the total United States health care bill.
The House straggled back to the Capitol on Monday night with just two weeks left before its likely entry into the Congressional record book for underachievement.
Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the F.C.C., also reiterated the agency’s commitment to net neutrality, which forbids Internet service providers from favoring their own content or paid content when allowing data to flow through their system.
A hospital worker and hepatitis C carrier who injected himself with syringes of fentanyl, then filled them with saline for use with patients, infected at least 45 people.
The American Civil Liberties Union, on behalf of a Michigan woman, is suing Catholic bishops, arguing that their anti-abortion guidelines to affiliated hospitals are leading to medical negligence.
Because of a slowing trend in health care spending, the government is expected to spend billions of dollars less than originally projected on the law, and future cost controls may save billions more.
Eight years after Hurricane Katrina, the restaurant industry has become the backbone of the city, and the boom is a barometer of a more affluent and more educated New Orleans.
Harsher penalties for repeat offenders, spurred by two California murders two decades ago, have had unintended consequences, a Retro Report shows.
The United States Supreme Court will let stand a decision that the companies must collect sales taxes despite the lack of a physical presence in the state.
Col. Robert G. Hale, commander of the Army’s dental and trauma research detachment, has helped develop new ways to heal the facial wounds of troops returning from combat overseas.
In January, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a person convicted of possessing child pornography can be ordered to pay full restitution to the victim.
Sheila Heen, an expert in the field of conflict negotiation, will answer questions about how to approach difficult conversations and situations.