The New York Times
Updated: 11 hours 57 min ago
For longtime members of Congress, the State of the Union address in the seventh year of a presidency can be a ho-hum affair, but for freshmen, it is a congressional rite of passage.
National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Man Shoots Doctor and Kills Himself at Boston Hospital
A man shot a doctor Tuesday inside Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, critically wounding the physician before killing himself, police said.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new administrator, Mark R. Rosekind, has ordered a review of a 2013 recall of Ford’s biggest pickup trucks.
The United States attorney for New York’s Eastern District signed off on a settlement that would return $447,000 seized from a Long Island business under civil asset forfeiture.
A 1970s experiment in communal housing at the University of California, Davis, continues to draw students with its sustainable, grow-your-own ethos.
The justices unanimously rejected arguments by Arkansas prison officials that allowing beards would make it easier for inmates to hide contraband.
From the moment we met our daughter, weighing two-and-a-half pounds and wearing a red bow pasted on her head, we could tell she was the fighter and “rock star” we’d been told about.
Greg Abbott, who served as state attorney general under Rick Perry, has championed and defended his conservative initiatives.
President Obama is expected to use Tuesday’s State of the Union address to urge action on issues deferred by the nation’s economic struggles in recent years.
Camille Cosby, Bill Cosby’s wife of nearly 51 years, has spoken out for decades against images of African-Americans as seen on television and in other media.
Many residents of Midland, a community dependent on oil drilling, already have their backup plans in place as work starts to dry up.
A 2-year-old boy who was wandering with a dog a couple of blocks from home in Hopkinsville was killed Monday morning after both were hit by a CSX train.
Drinking water was being shipped to the eastern Montana city of Glendive on Monday after traces of a major oil spill along the Yellowstone River were detected in public water supplies.
For decades, national sororities have banned alcohol, but amid debate over how to address sexual assaults, many of them at fraternity parties, female students are questioning that policy.
There is no explanation of why, in 2008, the vast collection of messages was sucked into the global system of electronic surveillance created and maintained by British and American spies.
An expected session with President Raúl Castro did not materialize after the delegation met with several Cuba dissidents.
An Internet-savvy staff aims to reach new audiences for the president’s message, sidestepping the skeptical filter often applied by White House reporters.
Pope Francis said on Monday that his trip to the United States in September would be limited to Washington, New York and Philadelphia.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe was hospitalized Monday in Richmond with complications from being tossed by a horse and breaking seven ribs during a holiday trip to Africa with his family, a spokesman said.