The New York Times
Updated: 5 hours 32 min ago
By the time Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah left Tripoli, eight hours after he arrived, the lines were drawn between the State Department and House Republicans on Benghazi.
In the middle of the last decade, the number of miles driven — both over all and per capita — began to drop, notes a report to be published on Tuesday by a nonprofit advocacy organization.
An agency that is supposed to stay as far away from partisan politics as possible has been left in charge — almost by accident — of regulating a huge amount of election spending.
The evidence in the Seminole County case of Clemente Javier Aguirre points to a family member of the victims, lawyers say.
Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. said that neither the United States nor NATO was at fault in the deaths of civilians after airstrikes in April.
The Associated Press reported that the Justice Department had secretly obtained the phone records of its offices and journalists, calling it a “massive and unprecedented intrusion.”
President Obama rejected criticism of his handling of the Libya attacks as “a sideshow.” On the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service, he said the practice of singling out certain groups was “outrageous.”
Dr. Kermit Gosnell, known for performing late-term abortions, was convicted on three counts of first-degree murder over his actions at his West Philadelphia clinic.
President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain have taken generally cautious and deliberate approaches to the Syrian conflict.
Clarence D. Mumford Sr., a former assistant principal in Memphis, was sentenced to seven years in prison for orchestrating a scheme to help teachers cheat on certification exams.
The Justice Department appealed the Obama administration’s request for a stay of an order that the pill be available without a prescription for everyone.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he will sign a bill making Minnesota the 12th state to permit same-sex marriage and the first in the Midwest to do it without a court forcing it to.
Sgt. John Russell was found guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 killing of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.
One of the two programs that monitor greenhouse gases said that it had revised a reading suggesting that carbon dioxide had surpassed the symbolic level of 400 parts per million.
A Denver church is suing a man whose demonstration included showing pictures of fetuses, which the church says were too graphic.
Labor, Latino and immigrant advocate groups called on President Obama on Monday to suspend deportations of illegal immigrants who could be eligible for a pathway to citizenship under a bill being considered in the Senate.
Lawyers for James E. Holmes, who is accused of killing 12 people in a movie theater, changed his plea on Monday from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity.
A push for local foods helps hotels differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace, where catering to business travelers is a priority.
Kevyn D. Orr, the emergency manager, called for a complete restructuring of Detroit’s finances and described long-term obligations of at least $15 billion.
While some recent studies suggest that the doubling of carbon dioxide levels will not result in as high an increase in temperature as previously thought, they are not the last word.