The New York Times
Updated: 2 hours 32 min ago
The census numbers on what American families made last year are as mediocre as they are predictable.
Republicans will insist on a careful accounting of how the plan fits into a larger strategy to defeat the militant group.
Senator Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey, has introduced the bill, which would disallow leagues, most notably the N.F.L., from claiming status as tax-exempt nonprofits.
President Obama honored Specialist Donald P. Sloat and Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins for their acts of valor nearly 50 years ago.
The Obama administration is moving to cut emissions of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.
The decrease in violent crime is one of the most striking trends over recent decades, but that wasn’t reflected in a recent YouGov online panel.
Although expanded coverage made the state an early success story, there is little evidence it will help Democrats there in the midterm elections.
It was the first congressional hearing on the issue in more than two decades, with the first bill introduced in the House in 1983.
A Justice Department report showed a jump in inmates at state prisons last year, while the number of federal prisoners showed a modest drop for the first time in years.
As American cities compete for college-educated workers, Portland has a unique problem: It has way too many.
QuestBridge has quietly become a force in college admissions. On some elite campuses, 1 in 10 students come from the program.
The government released reliable estimates of how many people had health insurance in early 2014. It won’t tell us much about the Affordable Care Act, though.
Under pressure to do more to confront the Ebola outbreak sweeping across West Africa, President Obama is expanding military and medical resources to combat the spread of the deadly virus.
Federal researchers found that the number of uninsured declined substantially in the first quarter of this year.
The Obama administration said it would terminate health insurance for 115,000 people on Oct. 1 because they had failed to prove they were eligible for coverage.
After Mr. Foley was kidnapped by ISIS, the government offered sympathy but little active support, his family said, leaving them overwhelmed and unsure of what to do.
Darrien Nathaniel Hunt, a black man who was shot to death by the police, suffered six wounds, all from behind, a private autopsy suggested.
Russell Pearce, who had been a polarizing figure on the immigration issue, said he was quoting someone else in calling for birth control for those getting Medicaid.
Counterterrorism officials said they are far more concerned that a militant will enter the country in a quite typical way: legally, on a commercial airline flight.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Gov. Chris Christie met with the homeland security secretary to review counterterrorism procedures.