The New York Times
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Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all,” a professor has used cat pictures to build a site showing the locations of the cats and their owners.
With Berlin angry over a series of spying incidents, President Obama sent his chief of staff, Denis R. McDonough, for talks on the state of bilateral relations and improving cooperation.
The owner of Jumbo’s hired and served blacks when few white-owned restaurants in Miami did. Now, he is forced to close after decades of white flight, riots and hurricanes.
An unusually high number of fraudulent purchases tied to cards used at its thrift stores led authorities to contact Goodwill on Friday about a possible data breach.
The adult daughter of two mothers and a known sperm donor is candid: Much of it was great, but it is complicated.
The Democratic Party of Wake County has taken the lead in fund-raising and voter turnout in the Senate race.
Perceptions of disadvantage may play role as American students from low-income families struggle more than counterparts in many other nations.
Corporations, it turns out, really are people. And that could be very bad news for the rest of us.
The vote by the city’s public-sector retirees was a crucial step in its plan to emerge from bankruptcy before the end of the year.
At a recent event for an initiative intended to help black and Latino youths, the president candidly answered students’ questions on his upbringing, his family and his approach to life.
Three Albuquerque teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence post have been ordered held on $5 million bonds on murder charges.
A federal appeals court on Monday denied Arizona’s request for a new hearing, by a larger panel, to reconsider the court’s stay of the execution of Joseph Wood because of drug secrecy issues.
A judge rejected an emergency motion filed by a gay couple hoping to wed, effectively allowing the state’s ban on same-sex marriage to remain in effect while it is appealed.
Secretary of State John Kerry will be leaning heavily on Egypt, Turkey and Qatar — which have deep divisions over the Islamic movement — to help broker a cease-fire as quickly as possible.
Many scientists say capturing the carbon that spews from power plants and locking it away is necessary to stave off the worst effects of climate change.
Dozens of wildfires are burning hundreds of thousands of acres and forcing thousands of residents from their homes.
Administrators at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in central New York are pressed for changes over how a campus panel handled a freshman’s complaint.
Mr. Gentry’s books ranged from the Manson murders to J. Edgar Hoover to the madams of San Francisco.
Ryan M. Pitts, a former Army staff sergeant, earned the medal for conspicuous gallantry after more than 200 insurgents tried to overrun his base, which was defended by just nine Americans, in 2008.
Rick Perry ordered 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, seizing on a get-tough immigration message.