The New York Times
Updated: 3 hours 57 min ago
Lawsuits by the City of Chicago and Orange and Santa Clara Counties in California contend that drug makers urged doctors to overprescribe painkillers, fueling an increase in abuse, addiction and fatal overdoses.
Peter Theo Curtis was freed after extensive mediation by Qatar, which has negotiated the release of numerous Western hostages.
The intense focus on Officer Wilson’s actions — old and new — marked a jarring change for a man who, over most of his 28 years, had left a muted, barely noticeable trail behind.
Summoned from relative obscurity, Capt. Ronald S. Johnson has been equal parts police official, preacher, mediator and neighbor in the aftermath of the killing of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.
The world’s central bankers made clear at an annual policy conference in Wyoming that they were focused on raising employment and wages.
Marion Knight, known as Suge, a founder of the label Death Row Records, was said to be recovering from surgery after he, another man and a woman were shot in West Hollywood, Calif.
A Mass was held Sunday afternoon in Rochester, N.H., for James Foley, the journalist who was beheaded last week by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Mr. Driscoll, whose Mars Hill Church has its headquarters in Bellevue, Wash., made the announcement after he returned from a vacation overshadowed by rising objections to his leadership.
As classes begin after a delay, many teachers say that they must address the shooting death of Michael Brown and the turmoil that has followed.
The demonstrators demanded the arrest of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown and the demilitarization of police departments.
The British ambassador to the United States was responding to reports suggesting that intelligence analysts had narrowed their search to a few suspects in the killing of James W. Foley, who had been held captive by ISIS.
Scientists said the discovery, off the United States coast where the continental shelf meets the deeper Atlantic Ocean, was unexpected, but had been going on for at least 1,000 years.
The Michael Brown case recalls the expectation that Barack Obama’s election would magically transform an issue that has plagued the United States for years.
In my new husband’s family, what was “fair” in family life was governed by seniority. I preferred to rely on egalitarian turn taking. “Fair” turns out to be subject to interpretation.
The police chief of Elmendorf was shot once in the shoulder and once in the abdomen on Saturday while attempting to arrest a man on a warrant, the authorities said.
Patrick Gottsch, the chairman of the Rural Media Group, has become one of the most vocal critics of Comcast’s proposed $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable.
Mr. Akers became chief executive in 1985, as smaller, less expensive computers started to undercut the company’s lucrative mainframe computer business.
A demonstration on Saturday was, as planned, a peaceful response to the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
Officials are wondering if recent problems are a sign of how deeply the state has cut into a transportation system that is a major economic driver and lifeline for many communities.
Supporters of Officer Darren Wilson gathered on Saturday in St. Louis as a campaign to raise money for his relocation and legal expenses surpassed $300,000.