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Mr. Brown was a familiar presence at the murder trial of O.J. Simpson and became a public voice against domestic violence.
Defenders of the supremacy of United States universities are using arguments that don't stand up to scrutiny.
We sports fans often think that had it not been for the other team’s misbehavior, our team would have won. In soccer, that’s more likely to be true—which makes soccer more difficult to watch with kids.
The American professor said he believed he was being punished for his vocal backing of Ilham Tohti, an ethnic Uighur economics professor.
The proving ground of a Harvard Law School professor’s goal of campaign finance reform will be five House races in November.
Private alternatives to traditional Medicare are attracting more people, as a new generation with different expectations enters retirement.
There was anger but also caution, suggesting that the scandal over the arrest of a German intelligence employee might not be as serious as feared.
A group of Israelis was arrested in what one official described as a revenge killing. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to pursue the case and said, “We do not differentiate between terrorists.”
A report by The Washington Post, which included information from Edward J. Snowden, suggested that roughly nine out of 10 communications involved people who were not the direct targets of surveillance.
Fishermen in Morro Bay, Calif., have joined forces with scientists and civic leaders to give small-scale fishermen a chance against big-time operators.
The North End, which has both glorious homes and some of the city’s harshest blight, captures both the hope and challenge of the mayor’s pledge to improve Detroit.
His conviction on espionage charges in 1978 raised alarms about the federal government’s use of wiretaps without court orders and spurred passage of the 1978 Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act.
To influence carbon policy, the Natural Resources Defense Council followed a strategy used by the oil industry during the Bush administration.
After nearly two years of anticipation, excitement and dread by still-divided Washington residents, the first licenses for legal sale of recreational marijuana will be issued Monday, state officials said.
The Nevada city is looking to shed its casino-town image and become a hub of e-commerce ventures, an Apple data center and a drone testing ground.
The pressure increased the likelihood that Afghanistan’s electoral commission will have to formally reassess the June 14 runoff vote even as it prepares to announce preliminary results.
A swimmer was bitten on Saturday by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman had thrown into the water, officials said.
At least 42 people were displaced by the fire, which spread to eight homes, officials said. The children who died were in one home and appeared to be relatives.
Foreign citizens now make up most of the clients at large surrogacy agencies in the United States, highlighting a divide between the country and much of the world over fundamental questions on family.
College students have joined a legal challenge in North Carolina, claiming that the state’s requirements discriminate based on age.