The New York Times
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Conservative House Republicans are likely to balk at the deal, and Democrats have not said whether they will make their support contingent on an extension of jobless benefits.
Libyan security officials said they had yet to determine a motive for the killing, which came during a surge of assassinations and armed clashes in Benghazi.
Rescuers trying to shepherd surviving short-finned pilot whales out to open sea were stymied by sharks that had feasted on the carcasses.
A criminal complaint unsealed in Manhattan says the Russians, who are protected by diplomatic immunity, illegally obtained $1.5 million in benefits.
The moves, combined with a plan to transfer a detainee to Sudan, are a sign that the Obama administration has revived efforts to winnow the population, now at 162.
Mr. Allain, a Democrat who served from 1984 to 1988, increased the number of women and minorities in government jobs and strengthened the executive branch.
Students at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara, have contracted a dangerous type of the bacterial infection, but officials say the episodes are probably unrelated.
Two companies are asking the Food and Drug Administration for approval to market tablets or liquids to treat allergies, drugs which are already available in Europe.
Victoria Nuland, a senior State Department official, effectively told them that President Viktor F. Yanukovich must remain in power despite demands for his ouster.
The Coast Guard joined rescue efforts Thursday to try and save 40 pilot whales stranded in a remote area of Everglades National Park in Florida.
The project, at Davidson College in North Carolina, will offer high school students lessons in calculus, physics and macroeconomics.
The prisoner, Noor Uthman Mohammed, has finished the portion of his sentence he was required to serve, the Pentagon announced.
Ambulances, once free, are now generally run as businesses that contribute to America’s escalating medical bills.
The number of new H.I.V. infections nationwide remains stubbornly stuck, with more and more occurring in young black and Hispanic men.
Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has been mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2016, confirmed she would not run.
A former paramedic in West, where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people, was sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty in an unrelated pipe bomb case.
The State Assembly passed a bill that would give those losing their Medicaid coverage three more months to sign up for private plans.
Police have concluded that Ariel Castro, who pleaded guilty to imprisoning three women in Cleveland for a decade, committed suicide by hanging in his cell.
The National Security Agency is tracking the movements of hundreds of millions of cellphones in an effort to find suspicious travel patterns or activities by intelligence targets, according to documents leaked by Edward J. Snowden.
Citibank, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase missed goals that aimed to eliminate mistakes, misinformation and lengthy delays from the process of granting loan modifications.