The New York Times
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A mother’s motive for killing six of her newborns was that she was addicted to methamphetamine and other drugs and did not want to deal with the responsibility, Capt. Mike Roberts of the Pleasant Grove Police told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
After aggressive campaigns that involved a parade of elephants and a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, Cleveland beat Dallas for the right to host the 2016 Republican convention.
The legislation, which faces long odds in the House, would ensure that women have access to insurance coverage for birth control even if they work for businesses that have religious objections.
In recent years, generic drugs have saved the health care system billions, but increasingly the costs of some generics are going the other way.
Should you send your children away to summer camp? Reasonable parents can disagree, and Bruce Feiler and I do.
When my friends Tori and Kelly first asked me to be their sperm donor, I was reluctant. But I quickly became fully invested in their process, and far more aware of how widespread infertility is.
A federal appeals court said there was “no legitimate state interest” in treating young immigrants differently from other noncitizens with work permits.
President Obama announced that he would nominating Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, the National Security Council’s top nuclear proliferation and defense policy official, to be deputy secretary of energy.
A parent asks: My 6-year-old gets very passionate about certain topics and tends to focus only on those topics. Should I try really hard to strike more of a balance?
Extra police officers on Chicago’s streets were not enough to quell a long weekend of violence that ended with 14 people shot to death and dozens more injured.
A plan to save money and streamline operations has been seen as racially motivated by some in the community.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has enjoyed a close relationship with the financial sector, must grapple with a powerful populist surge coursing through national politics, on both the right and the left.
The White House says it is hindered in the crisis of immigrant minors by a law to fight sex trafficking, which makes it hard to return certain children to their countries.
Mr. Dixon was a two-term United States senator from Illinois in the 1980s and early ’90s who was known for keen attention to constituents’ needs.
Business advocacy groups say lawmakers’ inaction on infrastructure spending threatens the economic recovery.
A prosecutor said that the Boston bombing suspect had told his friends a month before the explosion that he could build a bomb and that he spoke of martyrdom.
Responding to criticism about how she defended a rape suspect in 1975, Hillary Rodham Clinton said she had asked to be removed from the case, but was not.
Advocates for the legalization of marijuana in Washington announced Monday that they had collected more than twice the signatures required to get a measure on the November ballot.
Employees at the General Services Administration headquarters participate in a desk-sharing program that takes advantage of the fact that on any given day many workers are out of the office.
A judge on Monday sentenced one man to prison and a second to probation for their involvement in a mob attack on a motorist who accidentally struck a boy with his pickup truck in Detroit.