The New York Times
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After an evening vigil for Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday, protesters looted stores, vandalized cars and confronted the police.
As Kurdish officials said they were making advances against Sunni militants, Iraq's political crisis deepened, with a deadline expiring for the president to choose a nominee for prime minister.
The party's stance on immigration is a deal-breaker for many Hispanics who would otherwise consider supporting it.
New York State is expected to approve four new gambling resorts this fall, leading to thousands of new jobs and millions in state revenue. Critics say the Northeast has reached a casino saturation point.
At every turn, the rise of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been shaped by the United States’ involvement in Iraq — most of the political changes that fueled his fight, or led to his promotion, were born directly from some American action.
Republicans, who already control 55 percent of all state legislative seats, aim to pick off about a half-dozen chambers in elections this year and enact policies that can get no traction in Washington.
Tony Stewart, a three-time Nascar champion, ran over Kevin Ward Jr., 20, on Saturday while competing in a dirt-track sprint car event in upstate New York.
Faced with frequent scandals, horse racing has turned to Congress in an effort to fortify its policies against those who break the rules.
Most people who overdose on heroin either die or fully recover, but a 17-year-old plunged into a state that was neither dead nor functional.
It is the vividness of a perceived threat, rather than the threat’s true potency, that plays the bigger role in the potential to spread through social media, researchers find.
Judge Claudia Wilken, who issued the landmark ruling in what is known as the O’Bannon case, has a low public profile and a reputation for intelligence, curiosity and evenhandedness.
Twelve former public school employees are accused of conspiring to alter and boost students’ standardized test scores.
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager Saturday by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb was met with outrage and skepticism in the largely African-American community.
Judge James R. Spencer’s exasperated, acerbic and often late-in-the-day rebukes of jurors, witnesses and lawyers make him a policing force during a criminal corruption trial of former Gov. Robert McDonnell.
The persistent financial demands of Wall Street have trumped the informational needs of Main Street. Print has become too much of a drag on earnings, so media companies are dividing back up and print is being kicked to the curb.
The street dance Detroit Jit, like Memphis jookin, features top-speed movement of the feet and evolved in part from hip-hop.
The Smithsonian Summer Showdown has brought out both a competitive and a sassy streak in the normally sober-minded specialists charged with caring for the nation’s heirlooms.
Nigerian health officials announced two deaths from the Ebola outbreak that is sweeping West Africa, including a nurse and the naturalized American from Liberia she had been caring for.
Secretary of State John Kerry, on the final day of a trip to Myanmar, pushed for further progress in what many perceive to be slowing political and legal overhauls.
My husband and I consider our family progressive. We’re all for boys in pink playing with dolls. But progressive really means letting your children choose what to love, and my son loves football.