The New York Times
Updated: 1 hour 14 min ago
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A proposal aims to address the problem of studies that go unpublished even though their findings can be important.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.
There is nothing resembling a national consensus on how to handle surrogacy and no federal law, leaving the states free to do as they wish.
Airstrikes on Iraq were a fairly easy sell, but airstrikes on the group in Syria present a dilemma: how to support such military action while obeying international law.
The Agriculture Department predicted that approval of the genetically engineered crops would vastly increase the use of 2,4-D herbicide.
As police officers gather to practice marksmanship some people wonder if such an event is appropriate in a city under pressure over shootings of civilians.
The vice president gave his support to a group of women that the Vatican says pay too much attention to social justice and too little to promoting church teaching on issues like abortion and same-sex marriage.
Ms. Whelan was an epidemiologist who started a national organization to question conventional wisdom on food, chemicals and the environment.