The New York Times
Updated: 1 hour 11 min ago
The big new poverty report from the House committee led by Representative Paul Ryan is yet another con job.
New Hampshire moved to join states like Arkansas and Iowa in the way it is choosing to use money available under the Affordable Care Act.
Solitary confinement is arguably less humane than flogging. Our prisons need to reform solitary laws.
At the Conservative Political Action Conference, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey urged the Republican Party to broaden its electoral appeal.
The State Legislature passed a bill on Thursday prohibiting “upskirting,” or secretly photographing up someone’s clothing in public without his or her consent.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair and his lawyers pursued a strategy of pleading guilty to lesser charges to focus his court-martial on the credibility of his accuser.
he latest polling in New Hampshire shows that Scott Brown, the former senator from Massachusetts, would lose to Senator Jeanne Shaheen by 13 percentage points if the election were held today.
Duke Energy must act immediately to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash dumps, a judge said Thursday in a ruling that came from a complaint filed in 2012, before a massive spill from one of the utility’s plants coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge this year.
The measure, pushed by Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand, Democrat of New York, received 55 votes — five short of the 60 votes needed for advancement to a floor vote.
Before the troubled rollout of HealthCare.gov, Gary M. Cohen repeatedly told Congress that it would work well.
Mr. Barrett led an inquiry concerning Henry G. Cisneros, who was accused of lying about payments to a former mistress while he was mayor of San Antonio.
With the advent of recreational marijuana in Washington State, new rules for medical providers could shut down dispensaries.
Sgt. First Class Michael McClendon will serve a 33-month sentence and will be dismissed from the Army after being reduced in rank.
If the election were held today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen would defeat Scott Brown, the former Massachusetts senator, a Suffolk University poll found.
Do large hospital systems’ economies of scale benefit all involved, or are there downsides for patients, physicians or others?
Some experts disputed the researchers’ conclusion that the devices encouraged conventional cigarette use by adolescents.
While many women say they are satisfied, others seek more participation and visibility, from holding priesthood to changing how male authorities ask about personal matters.
Most Catholics say Pope Francis represents a change for the church, but his popularity has not inspired more Americans to attend Mass or identify as Catholic, a poll found.
While establishment candidates in some of the top races were successful, Texas Republicans continued to tilt ever further right.
Democrats are embarking on a broad effort that aims to unmask Charles G. and David H. Koch, the billionaire brothers who are perhaps the best-known patrons of conservative Republican politics.