The New York Times
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A Syrian group led by a former member of Osama bin Laden’s inner circle is seen as more dangerous than the Islamic State for its potential to launch terror attacks.
In a growing practice, medical assistants, consultants and other hospital staffers, often called in without patients’ knowledge, are charging hefty fees.
Bishop Blase J. Cupich of Spokane, Wash., has been chairman of the bishops’ committee responding to the sexual abuse crisis, and has been unusually forthright in criticizing the church’s record on abuse.
The land of Microsoft’s millionaires is now making room for Beijing’s. Wealthy Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of area real estate.
An ambitious plan to create a better-informed marketplace for education doesn’t take into account how public universities are funded.
The world is now on track to more than double current greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere by the end of the century.
At some point, you have to start indulging in the pleasures of the present.
The contest for governor between Rick Scott, the incumbent, and Charlie Crist, who switched parties, is costing tens of millions of dollars and disorienting voters.
Every fall, Jeff Bezos of Amazon hosts a literary weekend on condition that writers not discuss the event. Now Amazon’s battle with Hachette is sapping some of the good will.
When considering the temperature ranges in cities across the country, San Francisco doesn’t seem so extraordinary.
A deputy prime minister publicly blamed the agency for creating the extremist group, and interviews suggested that most of the few thousand people at a demonstration Saturday subscribed to the same theory.
Looking to voters 65 and older who have been the party’s weak spot and who reliably turn out in midterm elections.
In Manhattan federal court, Lewis A. Kaplan noted that Adel Abdul Bary, who passed messages for Osama bin Laden, was initially charged with multiple murder counts.
Before a major data breach, Home Depot was slow to raise its defenses against hackers despite alarms from security experts as far back as 2008.
In drumming up support in the fight against a terrorist group, the secretary of state suggested that Iran had a role to play.
Prosecutors had accused John G. Rowland of obstructing justice, falsifying documents and committing other violations of campaign finance laws.
The Detroit City Council approved the creation of a regional water authority, pushing forward an integral part of the city’s plan to restructure $18 billion of debt and exit bankruptcy.
A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest food recalls in the nation and was linked to several deaths.
Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff’s deputy, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters.
Higher humidity helped slow the growth of a large wildfire in Northern California that the authorities said was set deliberately set.