The New York Times
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The chief White House economics adviser will stay to finish some projects and ease his successor’s transition.
The National Marine Fisheries Service announced that it had decided to grant the Navy permits for its plans that would intensify its sonar use in the Pacific.
Gay couples who want to marry immediately in Illinois because one partner has a life-threatening illness could do so starting Monday.
Two Sudanese nationals were also expected to be repatriated, leaving the detainee population at 158.
A crucial decision that keeps Detroit in bankruptcy court and puts pensions at risk can immediately be appealed to a higher court, a judge said.
Mr. Price placed more than 100 singles on the country charts, including hits like “Make the World Go Away,” and helped change the genre.
Cities still reeling from the recession are challenging the billions of dollars in tax breaks granted to the nation’s nonprofit hospitals.
The agency said it was taking the step after some data suggested problems like bacterial resistance and hormonal effects.
Nathan P. Myhrvold, formerly of Microsoft, says that while trying to study why dinosaurs were so large, he found discrepancies in papers discussing their growth rates.
A long-awaited study has confirmed the fears of Somali residents in Minneapolis that their children suffer from higher rates of a disabling form of autism compared with other children there.
A compromise plan now seems to have enough votes to overcome a filibuster threat in the Senate and move on to passage by a simple majority.
Tensions between the Obama administration and the wind energy industry and environmental organizations rose after a new rule was announced allowing wind farms 30-year permits to kill eagles.
What happens if you crush an organic substance between diamond anvils? Researchers are finding out, with ramifications for our knowledge of Earth’s core.
A woman caught between her gay sister and anti-gay brother wants to know if they can reunite years later.
The C.I.A. contractor who disappeared during a 2007 trip to Iran had traveled there to meet with a man whose life story could provide Hollywood screenwriters with material for a sequel to “Argo.”
Judge Jed S. Rakoff wrote an essay in The New York Review of Books that argues that the Justice Department has failed in its responsibilities to those involved in the financial crisis.
The new policy, which takes effect on Jan. 16, could pave the way for thousands of veterans to file claims.
Competition from e-books has eased, but merchants face other obstacles during their most crucial sales period.
The Chronicle of Higher Education released their latest analysis of the compensation for United States college presidents.