The New York Times
Updated: 5 hours 21 min ago
Many people in the affirmative action debate envision admissions criteria moving away from race and toward factors such as income.
Fear and pain remain raw in a community that lost 41 people in a devastating landslide one month ago, and many wonder what could have been done differently.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan voter initiative that banned racial preferences in admissions to the state’s public universities.
A preliminary report on a deadly fire and blast in West, Tex., by the Chemical Safety Board notes that there are no regulations for the storage of ammonium nitrate.
A case involving two death row inmates, which has led to open conflict between Oklahoma’s two top courts, reached a new level of confusion Tuesday when the governor stepped in.
Pilots at JetBlue, after rejecting unionization twice, agreed to be represented by the Air Line Pilots Association.
Two rancorous and still-evolving disputes involving race and sexual orientation have shaken the university in recent months.
I didn’t want to be pregnant, and at the time, I couldn’t enjoy it on any level. Now, watching friends anticipate birth, I want what I know what I missed.
Using the phrases “special preferences” or “preferential treatment” in a survey tends to reduce support for the policy.
McDonald’s gave one economist’s daughter a “girl toy” too many.
John Boozman, the junior senator from Arkansas, was recovering in an Arkansas hospital, his spokeswoman said.
According to our election-forecasting machine, it’s a tossup. The Democrats have about a 51% chance of retaining a majority.
The student data warehousing venture that became a lightning rod for some parents’ data privacy and security concerns, announced it would close.
Even borrowers with spotless records are facing demands for early repayment of their loans, and some are being forced into default, a federal consumer protection agency said.
Two people were wounded in a shooting Monday evening that shut down the National Zoo on an unusually busy day.
A Justice Department official denied Monday that the F.B.I. had investigated how a manifesto by Khalid Shaikh Mohammed ended up at The Huffington Post.
Gov. Sam Brownback signed a school funding bill on Monday that increases aid for poor districts to satisfy a portion of a State Supreme Court ruling and that also ends the state’s mandate for teacher tenure.
President Obama is expected to announce an agreement with the Philippines next Monday that would help facilitate a stronger American military presence there, but the deal could antagonize China.
Days after the Justice Department criticized Albuquerque police for its repetitive, “unconstitutional use of deadly force,” an officer fatally shot a suspected car thief.