The New York Times
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No state has seen stronger gains in employment since the recession, but the recovery has proved to be something of an abstraction to voters.
The president has cited an earlier authorization by Congress as a basis for his campaign against ISIS.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is likely to last 12 to 18 months more and could infect hundreds of thousands, say scientists mapping its spread for the American government.
Representative Frank R. Wolf wrote a letter to the Brookings Institution this week saying that think tanks that provide Congress with policy advice should refrain from taking donations from some foreign governments.
Control of the Senate hinges on the outcome of just a few close races. Which candidates will show up and debate their opponents?
The Fed’s 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances indicates that the median family headed by someone under 35 was paid less, in inflation-adjusted dollars, than a similar family in 1989.
Erika Murray, the 31-year-old woman who the authorities believe is the mother of the children, has been ordered held without bail.
T. J. Lane, a 19-year-old serving life in prison for killing three students in a school cafeteria in 2012, was transferred with two other inmates to a maximum-security prison on Friday after briefly escaping a lower-security site, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said.
Documents from the case paint a vivid portrait of the high-stakes battle that pitted Yahoo against some top officials in the Bush administration over what was legitimate gathering of foreign intelligence and what was illegal snooping.
A ballot initiative that would have asked voters to split California into six states failed to qualify for the ballot in 2016, the secretary of state’s office said Friday.
Judges for a federal appellate court heard arguments over a Texas law that could lead to the closing of more than a dozen abortion clinics.
The University of Illinois rescinded a job offer to a professor over concerns about the tenor of his criticism of Israel’s Gaza offensive on Twitter.
Caitlin Ryan, a California social worker, developed a program that uses supportive meetings, videos, handbooks and research to help Mormon families accept their gay children.
The trust level was not high in court and at the police clerk’s window in Ferguson, Mo., this week as municipal penalties were scaled back in an effort to repair the city’s frayed relationship with the black community.
Hedge fund firms and investors have bought about 10 percent of all Puerto Rico government bonds, and have offered to help the government in expectation of a big return on their investment.
We need to stop competing to tell the saddest story.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,331 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
A crucial issue is that whenever a state offers an incentive for a company to build a factory, the economic stimulus is rarely concentrated in the surrounding area.
The statements are the league’s most unvarnished admission yet that the sport’s professional participants sustain severe brain injuries at far higher rates than the general population.
The police in Anchorage are investigating reports of a “verbal and physical altercation” at the party last weekend.