The New York Times
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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said he was concerned about the constitutionality of a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, which the State Legislature passed over the weekend.
Colonel Pogue, the pilot for Skylab’s last manned mission in 1973, went on “strike” while in orbit to demand more free time to enjoy the view and to think.
Energy companies have struggled to meet demand during the coldest winter in recent memory, and they have relied on coal plants that are soon to close.
Professor Sax formulated a far-reaching legal doctrine that recognized the environment as a public trust and helped fuel the movement in the 1970s.
The party’s opposition to same-sex marriage and legalization of marijuana is causing a rift along generational lines.
The activist hedge fund manager William A. Ackman bet a billion dollars on the collapse of the nutritional supplement company Herbalife, then launched an extraordinary campaign to hasten that development.
Mr. Ford, who never got to run the Ford Motor Company, was the last family member to be a confidant of Henry Ford, the American legend who made the automobile accessible to the masses.
Believed to have been the first Asian-American officer in the Marine Corps, Major Lee was cited for bravery for helping to preserve a crucial evacuation route for 8,000 American soldiers.
Crediting economic growth and better service, a trade group reported 10.65 billion passenger trips last year despite a drop in gasoline prices.
With a shortage of lethal drugs and recent executions that appear to have gone awry, the Supreme Court will soon consider whether inmates are entitled to know how the government means to kill them.
Dr. Belliveau was a Harvard scientist whose quest to capture the quicksilver flare of thought inside a living brain led to the first magnetic resonance image of human brain function.
The McMartin Preschool trial began in 1987 after accusations of sexual abuse and satanic rituals from a mother whose mental instability later became an issue in the case.
The administration’s proposal would extend a billion-dollar package of loans from the International Monetary Fund to $1.6 billion by expanding loan limits for countries like Ukraine.
As speculation grows about whether Hillary Rodham Clinton will run for president in 2016, so too has a political parlor game of coming up with creative variations on the same question.
Exelon, which operates 17 of the 100 commercial power reactors in the United States, will spend $400 million to $500 million in post-Fukushima fixes.
When Jackson, Miss., said goodbye to Mayor Chokwe Lumumba this weekend, blacks and whites, for a change, largely united in mourning.
Emails released by military prosecutors indicated that other officers discussed whether the chief accuser of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair might have testified untruthfully.
Inmates are taking advantage of the expansion of Medicaid that allows states to extend coverage to single and childless adults — a major part of the prison population.
John Koskinen, commissioner of the troubled Internal Revenue Service, must contend with budget cuts and intense animosity from Republicans.