The New York Times
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The bodies of three infants were found Thursday in a filthy house in Blackstone where four other children were removed by the authorities on Aug. 28, said the Worcester County district attorney, Joseph D. Early Jr.
Sotheby’s is planning to auction a trove that once belonged to Rachel Lambert Mellon, the matriarch of a family whose holdings rivaled some of America’s most well-known dynasties.
President Obama’s determination to train Syrian rebels against ISIS leaves the United States dependent on a diverse group riven by infighting.
A federal judge on Thursday struck down Ohio’s law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates in a case that the United States Supreme Court said needed to be heard.
Senate Republicans have killed a constitutional amendment written by Democrats aimed at limiting spending in election campaigns by corporations, wealthy individuals and candidates themselves.
A City Council plan to set modest fines for small amounts and no arrests won the support of Mayor Michael A. Nutter.
The State Supreme Court held the Legislature in contempt on Thursday for its lack of progress on fixing the way the state pays for public education, but it withheld punishment until after the 2015 session.
Officials in South Carolina conducted two inquiries this year into the man suspected of killing his five children and abandoning their bodies in Alabama.
Dr. Rick Sacra received two infusions of plasma from a missionary who had also been infected with Ebola.
Regulation has helped clean up agricultural and mixed-use waterways, but the ubiquity of some chemicals in household products has increased the threat to aquatic life in urban streams.
Court documents shed light on Yahoo’s unsuccessful challenge of federal requests for warrantless surveillance of its foreign users.
The Curiosity rover will begin its main science investigations on Mars at a three-mile-high mountain called Mount Sharp.
The measure is among several new policies that have helped the state reverse the increase in prisoners, and that officials hope will help curb crime and recidivism.
As President Obama honored the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, the White House argued that he had the right to wage his new ISIS fight under the same legal authority he used for Al Qaeda.
Dr. Hinners helped NASA launch some of its farthest-reaching scientific probes into space — to retrieve moon rocks, map the surface of Mars and peer beyond intergalactic dust to where stars are born.
The Republican-controlled legislature enacted one of the most stringent waiting periods for women seeking abortions, overriding a veto by the state’s Democratic governor, Jay Nixon.
Park City Mountain Resort was at the center of an eviction battle that ended with its sale to Vail Resorts, which operates an adjacent ski area.
The vote, set for Monday, showed how quickly the politics of President Obama’s foreign policy have shifted after he vowed in a speech to the nation to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIS.
This year, as families of the victims gathered in Manhattan, at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania, there was talk of new military campaigns in the Middle East.