The New York Times
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Because of privacy and legal concerns, there will be no more “baby walls” of patient and family photos in doctors offices.
The police shooting of Michael Brown, a Missouri teenager, has prompted a social media campaign over negative depictions of young black men in the news media.
Julie Bosman, a New York Times reporter, used Twitter to describe what she was seeing as rioting and looting followed the death of Michael Brown.
How do you make the difference between a question and a directive clear for the children in your house?
Research suggests that reducing or neutralizing one variety of the APOE gene would not harm the brain, while making Alzheimer’s less likely.
An experiment suggests that women are more averse than men to the very act of contesting an election.
If a C.E.O. rejected a deal offering an infinite rate of return, shareholders would probably sue. Not so when the C.E.O. is a governor and the deal involves Medicaid.
Federal regulators said Kansas defrauded investors by bringing $273 million of bonds to market in 2009 and 2010 without disclosing that its pension system was deeply underfinanced.
A leak from a Georgia senate campaign reminds us just how broken our political system is.
There may be a way to quantify how quickly certain foods make the transition from urban elites to mainstream acceptance.
The agency opened a civil rights inquiry into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as protests went into their third day in a St. Louis suburb.
Airstrikes have slowed the progress of Sunni militants laying siege to refugees on Mount Sinjar, but Pentagon officials also said that ISIS remained on the offense.
Ms. Lynch was the first woman to be chief pollster for a presidential campaign and one of the first to recognize the benefit of developing themes aimed at winning female voters.
Nuri Kamal al-Maliki rose from obscurity to power in part with American help, but U.S. leaders found him an often unconstructive ally who caused as many headaches as he solved.
A herbicide-resistant weed known as palmer amaranth or carelessweed has devastated Southern cotton fields and is poised to wreak havoc in the Midwest, partly because of farming practices.
A freeze on capital punishment in Ohio will continue through Jan. 15 after a federal judge extended a moratorium set to expire this week.
A Texas House panel on Monday censured a University of Texas System regent for misconduct and incompetency, but it decided not to push for his removal.
The Republican-controlled Legislature approved new maps that would alter seven of the state’s 27 congressional districts after a judge ruled the current districts were illegally drawn to benefit Republicans.
The airport’s runways are sitting on enough natural gas to run the whole state of Pennsylvania for a year and a half.
The Fed vice chairman, Stanley Fischer, told a conference in Sweden that growth had been disappointing, possibly reflecting a structural shift in the global economy.