The New York Times
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The number of registered voters who do not seem to have photo ID is seriously overstated, giving the group the power to affect only the closest races.
The president is planning to scrap a few new rules in an effort to persuade Congress to pass an immigration bill, according to people familiar with the plan.
The foundation is to announce that it will receive $3.3 billion after it helped finance the development of drugs for the deadly lung disease.
The woman, who died of an apparent heart attack on Tuesday, had returned to the United States 18 days earlier from West Africa, city health officials said.
The 2014 election was a major defeat for labor, but the question of who will represent the interests of economically struggling voters is still open.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans said Tuesday that a special team of police officers would reopen hundreds of mishandled cases uncovered by a city inspector general’s audit that was released last week.
Democrats and a handful of Republicans who supported the measure failed to secure the 60 votes they needed to take up the legislation.
Blase J. Cupich of Chicago took his seat as archbishop in the nation’s third-largest Catholic archdiocese, part of the pope’s effort to reshape church leadership.
Ninety percent of the George Washington National Forest will be closed to hydraulic fracturing and conventional oil and gas drilling.
Hannah Graham, the missing University of Virginia student whose remains were discovered Oct. 18, was a victim of a homicide, the Albemarle County Police Department said Tuesday.
The National Transportation Safety Board ruled Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration has the authority to apply to unmanned aircraft its longstanding rules against “reckless or careless use” of aircraft.
Mayor Vincent Gray of Washington declined on Tuesday to respond to news reports that he had rejected a deal offered by federal prosecutors for him to plead guilty to a single felony count related to activities during his 2010 campaign.
A Texas judge refused on Tuesday to quash on technicalities two criminal felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry.
Senator Mary L. Landrieu, Democrat of Louisiana, had hoped to get the legislation through in advance of her uphill runoff election fight back home.
It’s not just a color — it’s the identity of a people.
A creative new approach to Midwestern agriculture, involving indigenous prairie plants, has the potential to unite farmers and environmentalists.
Representative Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as the party’s leader in the chamber, despite quiet dissent among some representatives.
The Wharf, a new development on the Potomac waterfront in the southwest quadrant of the city, is an effort to shed the area’s urban renewal image.
Despite technological innovations, investment in alternative power generation is lagging. But one tool could trim carbon emissions on a meaningful scale.