The New York Times
Updated: 2 hours 49 min ago
Political organizations, with the help of social media, are connecting voters to their online profiles.
Before President Obama’s address on ISIS, former Vice President Dick Cheney urged House Republicans to embrace a strong military and try to stop the establishment of a terrorist state in the Middle East.
Administrators at 13 health centers run by the Department of Veterans Affairs misled investigators looking into the extent of waiting-list manipulation, an inspector general told the Senate.
It was 10 minutes into the meeting when the audience turned emotional, shouting at the council members and mayor, James Knowles III.
The decision would take the military campaign against the Sunni militant group into new and unpredictable terrain.
The federal government has provided military-style weaponry to local police departments since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, but with little oversight.
José Padilla, convicted in 2007 of supporting Al Qaeda and terrorism conspiracy, was sentenced Tuesday to 21 years in prison.
An elderly couple severely beaten in their Kansas City home, allegedly by a man also accused of fatally shooting three of their neighbors, died Tuesday after being taken off life support.
Chad Taylor, the Democratic candidate for Senate, filed a petition on Tuesday with the Kansas Supreme Court to have his name removed from the Nov. 4 ballot.
Heavy rains and flash flooding throughout the Southwest washed away portions of Interstate 15 in Nevada, prompting state officials to close a nearly 50-mile stretch between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City.
After the National Audubon Society released a report saying 650 bird species will be threatened by climate change, a report released by other agencies concluded that nearly one-third of American birds are in trouble.
In a region that is practically religious about sports, remarks made by Bruce Levenson — co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks — have become touchstones for larger questions about the city’s identity.
Gina M. Raimondo, the Democratic treasurer of Rhode Island, won a convincing victory to become her party’s nominee for governor — just one of several primaries taking place across New England on Tuesday.
After Ray Rice’s football contract was terminated by his team on Monday, Janay Palmer Rice became a public example of the complex psychology of women abused by men.
A South Carolina man, identified as Timothy Ray Jones Jr., led the authorities on Tuesday to the bodies of his children in rural Alabama, ending a six-day search across the South.
The biggest opponent to Detroit’s blueprint for rising out of bankruptcy has reached an agreement with the city, court documents show, prompting an adjournment in a trial over the city’s plan.
An Australian Pentecostal megachurch powered by a recording label that dominates Christian contemporary music, Hillsong has become a phenomenon.
Mr. Heidemann quit Tuesday amid domestic-abuse allegations, but his name might still be listed as a candidate in November.
There are nearly 400 police departments where a predominantly white force serves in mostly minority towns, showing the difficulty, even where there is a will, in hiring more minorities.
A Massachusetts district attorney said he shared two defendants’ concern about the hazards of climate change.