The New York Times
Updated: 10 hours 47 min ago
One increasingly popular niche for those who want to be their own boss are jobs that target people who want to stay in their own homes, rather than move to an assisted living facility.
If House Republican leaders have not yet killed an immigration measure, it may be because of the growing power of Latinos at the ballot box.
For the middle-class town Lake of the Woods, the absence of rain is posing a fundamental threat to drinking water.
The issue of increasing base aid per student was politically charged because as lawmakers were refusing to increase funding, they passed the largest tax cuts in state history.
A woman who drove into the ocean in Florida with three children in her minivan seemed to suffer mental health issues and feared for her safety, the authorities said.
The last abortion clinics in two poor and working-class regions were closing, and the number of Texas clinics, once at 44, is expected to fall to six.
After being attacked by conservatives for supporting immigration reform, Senator Marco Rubio is trying to become the leading voice for a muscular brand of foreign policy.
New York is one of at least 26 states rolling out managed long-term care programs under Medicaid, but the widely praised version in Tennessee has had problems.
An explosion that killed four Marines last year was most likely caused by a dropped or kicked grenade, and two Marines were relieved of duty as a result, officials said.
The people who first designed the SAT decades ago wanted to identify a new elite based on brains rather than heredity, not necessarily to expand access to college.
Representative Darrell Issa’s silencing of the microphone of his committee’s ranking Democrat may have provided the chance to paint him as an overzealous inquisitor.
The big new poverty report from the House committee led by Representative Paul Ryan is yet another con job.
New Hampshire moved to join states like Arkansas and Iowa in the way it is choosing to use money available under the Affordable Care Act.
Solitary confinement is arguably less humane than flogging. Our prisons need to reform solitary laws.
At the Conservative Political Action Conference, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey urged the Republican Party to broaden its electoral appeal.
The State Legislature passed a bill on Thursday prohibiting “upskirting,” or secretly photographing up someone’s clothing in public without his or her consent.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair and his lawyers pursued a strategy of pleading guilty to lesser charges to focus his court-martial on the credibility of his accuser.
he latest polling in New Hampshire shows that Scott Brown, the former senator from Massachusetts, would lose to Senator Jeanne Shaheen by 13 percentage points if the election were held today.
Duke Energy must act immediately to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash dumps, a judge said Thursday in a ruling that came from a complaint filed in 2012, before a massive spill from one of the utility’s plants coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge this year.
The measure, pushed by Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand, Democrat of New York, received 55 votes — five short of the 60 votes needed for advancement to a floor vote.