The New York Times
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Gunmen shot and killed a Somali-American from Minnesota who had left his job to help the fledgling city government in Mogadishu with urban planning and drainage systems.
New details about the broad reach of the president’s planned executive action on immigration emerged as he prepared to speak to the nation in a prime-time address on Thursday night.
Facing growing criticism, a federal agency moved to widen a safety recall that has been limited to a few areas associated with high humidity.
A grand jury will soon decide whether to indict the officer who shot Michael Brown. Many police departments across the country said they were preparing for protests but expecting little trouble.
Despite protests and a last-ditch effort by Gov. Jerry Brown to block an increase in costs, the University of California Board of Regents approved a plan to raise tuition 27.6 percent over five years.
Senate Republicans on Tuesday night used a filibuster to block consideration of a bill to end and replace the N.S.A. phone records program.
Chris Koster, a Democrat, said he would refuse money from any company he had investigated after allegations that he dropped out of a multistate inquiry of an energy drink maker and settled for less than other states received in a case against a drug company.
Minutes of the October meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers indicate they see little reason to change course and expect steady economic and job growth to continue.
Seven law students and undergraduates filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the president and fellows of Harvard College for what they call “mismanagement of charitable funds.”
Out of about 6,700 requests to gather information for law enforcement agencies last year, only 10 were rejected, according to testimony at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
The Justice Department collected a record $24.7 billion in penalties from fraud and other cases in fiscal year 2014, the agency said on Wednesday, as fines against banks for financial misconduct soared.
The case is the latest flash point in an increasingly heated debate over military medical professionals’ role in interrogation and torture.
The legal threats represent the latest escalation in the Republican Party’s campaign to stop the president from rewriting the nation’s immigration system without the consent of Congress.
House Democrats on Wednesday picked Representative Frank Pallone Jr. of New Jersey to be the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issuing a rebuke to their newly re-elected minority leader, Representative Nancy Pelosi of California.
About 40 donors are expected to attend an event hosted by Correct the Record, part of a Democratic super PAC that defends Hillary Rodham Clinton against attacks, including Republican criticism of her handling of the assault on a U.S. mission in Benghazi.
The president’s plan to provide work permits for up to five million people would not make them eligible for subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, an official said.
Parents of youths already granted a reprieve under a deferred action program could be excluded from the executive order planned by President Obama.
What began as a largely American problem for Takata is taking on widening proportions, involving drivers and regulators in multiple countries.