The New York Times
Updated: 4 hours 29 min ago
You know that moment in “A Visitor for Bear” when Bear realizes that as much as he likes his quiet routines, he likes having someone there to laugh at his jokes, too? My children went back to school this morning, and I felt that.
Some things are the same no matter where you are: the car pool line (called “hookup” in our new town). The health forms. The classrooms, the desks, the cubbies. It’s not Mars, it’s just school. They know how to do school.
Lawmakers are more concerned with other matters, judging by Congressional news releases this summer.
Doug Ducey, who is also the former chief executive of an international chain of ice cream parlors, defeated five opponents in the Republican contest.
The Florida senator, who once championed an overhaul supporting people who are in the U.S. illegally, told the president not to interfere with deportations.
Moody’s Investors Service analyzed the results of 383 hospital systems and found that revenue growth slowed last year to a nominal low of 3.9 percent as hospital admissions fell for the first time.
Captain Mazzone kept a waterlogged submarine from going belly up during a World War II rescue mission and later organized the first Sealab tests of human endurance at crushing ocean depths.
Dr. Susser and his wife, Dr. Zena Stein, promoted some of the earliest educational and treatment programs for AIDS in South Africa.
Though the shooting of Michael Brown turned a few blocks of suburban St. Louis into disputed territory, many local protesters emphasized that their grievances with the police are common throughout the area.
Douglas McAuthur McCain’s death is an early clue for American officials as they try to identify the Americans who have joined ISIS.
Peter Theo Curtis, who had been held captive for nearly two years by the Nusra Front, was released after the government of Qatar intervened on his behalf, his family said.
The authorities in Los Angeles say a man in custody is a serial killer who shot seven people, leaving four dead over five days.
The federal authorities have received a video clip from a man which, his lawyer says, inadvertently captured the sounds of the gunshots fired at Michael Brown.
Timothy DeFoggi, the former acting director of cybersecurity for the Department of Health and Human Services, was convicted in Nebraska on Tuesday on federal child pornography charges.
Divers on Tuesday recovered the bodies of a mother and her two children who apparently drowned in a lake west of Portland.
A bankrupt Detroit resumed shutting off water to people who have not paid bills after a month-long suspension that followed international and local criticism that the practice was unduly harsh.
A shooting instructor was accidentally shot and killed while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an automatic Uzi.
To sidestep Senate approval, President Obama’s negotiators are devising what they call a “politically binding” deal to “name and shame” countries into cutting their emissions.