The New York Times
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Cpl. Korey Nathan Pritchett was removed from embassy security detail after he consumed alcohol in the hours before reporting for duty in the Netherlands, where President Obama attended a summit meeting last month.
For 50 years, economic consensus has held that new machines lift demand for skilled workers. But what if technology has become a substitute for labor?
The charges against Frazier Glenn Miller, appearing by video for his initial court hearing, included one count that could result in the death penalty.
A new method, still being tested, would coat receptors in the throat and nose before influenza viruses attach.
A study found that a significant number of people labeled vegetative had received an incorrect diagnosis and actually had some degree of consciousness and the potential to improve.
Lawmakers said a survey of electronic cigarette producers found that hundreds of giveaways and sponsorships took place at youth-oriented events.
Changes to the Census Bureau’s annual survey on health insurance will make it hard to gauge any shift in the number of uninsured; an internal paper called the timing “coincidental and unfortunate.”
Efforts to tackle climate change have repeatedly collided with politics in Washington, where Republicans question the science of global warming, and ties to the fossil fuel industry have made them resistant to change.
The man the authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars was sentenced to 33 months in prison for income tax evasion.
The Atlanta school board on Monday approved Meria Carstarphen as the district’s next superintendent.
National Briefing | Midwest: Minnesota: Governor Signs Into Law a Phased-In Rise in the Minimum Wage
Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have raises coming after a new minimum wage law was signed Monday by Gov. Mark Dayton.
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan has denied clemency for Chelsea Manning and upheld the former soldier’s 35-year prison sentence.
Ohio must recognize the marriages of same-sex couples wed legally outside the state, a federal district judge in Cincinnati ruled Monday.
An effort to clean up waterways plagued by agricultural runoff and other pollutants is meeting some legislative opposition.
Although the shooting suspect was a known racist and anti-Semite, the victims who were gunned down on Sunday were all Christians devoted to their families, to their churches and to serving their communities.
Beyond being segregated from other prisoners, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with helping carry out the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, may well spend little time outside his cell, period.
Until Sunday’s shootings, Frazier Glenn Miller was vocal about his views that Jews should be killed, but had not acted on them.
Health authorities said any risks of narcotics to newborns have been exaggerated, and if withdrawal symptoms do occur, they can be treated without any long-term effects.