The New York Times
Updated: 9 hours 54 min ago
Scott Brown seeks to represent a second state in the United States Senate, a feat that has not been accomplished in more than a century.
The archbishop of Canterbury, who earlier appeared to link gay rights to violence against Christians, spoke of mindfulness of global differences.
In a much-anticipated speech marking the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, Mr. Obama said the push for equality opened doors for millions of Americans, including himself.
Police officers, who have killed 23 people in four years, have too often used deadly force against nonthreatening people, and seldom were they reprimanded, a Justice Department investigation found.
Angela Spaccia, the former assistant city manager, was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison and ordered to pay millions of dollars in restitution to the city she robbed.
The blueprint, the fourth by Representative Paul D. Ryan, says it would bring the federal budget into balance by 2024 by, in part, cutting $5.1 trillion in spending over a decade.
Stephen Colbert became the immediate front-runner for the position both because of an increasing recognition of his talent and because he clearly wanted the job.
Mr. Rowland, who resigned in 2004 in a corruption scandal and was imprisoned, was charged with trying to hide his involvement in House campaigns in 2010 and 2012.
Mrs. Clinton, who was addressing a group in Las Vegas, ducked and laughed off the episode
Former President George W. Bush said both parties should come together to address the problem as the central civil rights issue of the modern era.
Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, who reported on documents about government surveillance leaked by Edward J. Snowden, will be given the Polk Award.
The company said the two were suspended with pay as an “interim step” in its investigation of ignition problems that persisted for years.
With no apparent progress in determining who attacked an electric substation in Silicon Valley a year ago, Pacific Gas & Electric on Thursday offered a $250,000 reward for information.
The 16-year-old teenager accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school in Murrysville, Pa., was dazed “like a deer in the headlights” hours later and does not fully grasp what he did, his lawyer said on Thursday.
The S.U.V. driver accused of causing a car to crash into a Winter Park day care on Wednesday, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring 14 other people, most of them children, surrendered to the authorities on Thursday.
The Lede: Artists Try to Prick Conscience of Drone Operators With Giant Portrait of Orphan in Pakistani Field
A campaign started this week, “Not a Bug Splat,” sought to draw attention to the human cost of American drone strikes in Pakistan, and to communicate directly with the pilots who guide the bombers to their targets by remote control.
The service for the victims of last week’s rampage proved a haunting repeat of the first mass shooting on President Obama’s watch, in the fall of 2009.
Schools haven’t been penalizing families who opt out, whether as an objection to standardized testing or to avoid the anxiety high-stakes testing elicits in some children.