The New York Times
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Mourners gathered in Rolla, Mo., on Saturday for the funeral of one of three U.S. soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Army base earlier this month.
The compensation of corporate chief executives, up again in 2013, is drawing more scorn as an engine of income inequality.
The tax system could be tweaked to respond whenever the income gap widens.
By getting managerial help, a company’s young founders were able to turn their focus toward innovation — including the development of a glow-in-the-dark bike.
Many companies’ pay metrics are ineffective in motivating executives to create shareholder value.
A federal judge on Friday approved the city’s latest attempt to extricate itself from some long-term financial contracts that have been costing it tens of millions of dollars a year.
The students in the accident were in a program in which Humboldt State University brings disadvantaged students who have been accepted to visit the campus.
Powerful figures in mental health are claiming to have identified a new disorder, sluggish cognitive tempo, that could widely expand the ranks of young people treated for attention problems.
Talks to salvage a proposal to end the legal fight over the state’s 2011 pension overhaul have failed and the original court challenge is moving ahead, both sides said on Friday.
State geologists have tied quakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to gas drilling, leading Ohio to issue new permit conditions on Friday in certain areas.
A teacher accused of trying to thwart an investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville will have the charge dismissed in exchange for community service, the state attorney general said Friday.
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.
After a failed attempt to block the Comcast-NBC Universal merger, Senator Al Franken again finds himself playing a trustbusting role in Washington.
Gen. José Guillermo García is accused of participating in the assassination of an archbishop and the massacre of over 1,000 peasants in El Salvador at a time when Washington was supporting the country’s military.
For generations, the prep school in northern New England was a hothouse of upper-class Anglo-Saxon Protestant culture, but now it fosters a welter of faiths.
By Thanksgiving, it was clear that Kathleen Sebelius, the departing Health and Human Services secretary, would eventually have to go.
Files released by House investigators include an email telling Mary T. Barra, now the chief executive, of steering problems in 2011.
Though many independent bookstores have blamed the giant online retailer for their struggles, there are signs of a thaw in tensions in Seattle, as many Amazon employees are buying books in brick-and-mortar shops.