The New York Times
Updated: 11 hours 42 min ago
A former state Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption has been spared the embarrassment of having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs.
The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.
About 63 trillion gallons of groundwater have been lost across the West since the start of last year because of a severe drought, a study found.
A federal judge on Thursday declared the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to marry.
Documents in a settlement between the Bank of America and the Justice Department read like a highlight reel of mortgage sins.
Whether conclusion is reached by consent or by force, the participants exit from West Florissant Avenue, prepared to see one another the next evening for a production with no clear closing night.
The Danish toymaker debuted Research Institute, its first line aimed at girls to feature women in a professional setting rather than at play or partying.
The march of clergy members, black and white and demanding a full investigation, reached Clayton, the affluent and mostly white county seat, 20 minutes and a million miles away from Ferguson, Mo.
On his second day on the witness stand, Bob McDonnell pressed his contention that the former first couple could not have conspired illegally.
The Texas governor said that while there was no clear evidence of terrorists sneaking across the border, security there must be increased using drones and additional personnel.
Has the president hidden his own war on poverty too well?
More than a week after protests erupted here after the shooting death of Michael Brown, teachers and others are volunteering to provide some instruction to the students.
Marketers, manufacturers and retailers are recognizing the group’s potential as the consumers who will drive the economy in the decades ahead.
Many Muscovites believe the Russian government’s decision to close four McDonald’s locations, ostensibly for sanitary reasons, was a political move related to the conflict in Ukraine.
The hospital said it was “confident that the discharge of these patients poses no public health threat” and said the decision to release the two was linked to the results of urine and blood tests.
Arne Duncan said that testing issues are “sucking the oxygen” out of classrooms, and that teachers should have another year to adjust to new standards and practices.
After seeing another friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged with obstructing justice get convicted, Dias Kadyrbayev had little reason to expect a better outcome.
A poll taken since a white policeman in Missouri killed an unarmed black teenager shows blacks and whites divided on how fairly the police deal with each group and a rising feeling that race relations are troubled.
There is an opening for an ambitious candidate to push the party on issues like police abuses and racial injustice, but it hasn’t happened yet.
The kidnapping of two girls in Oswegatchie, N.Y., highlighted the challenges the Amish face by adhering to a 19th-century lifestyle in a 21st-century world.