The New York Times
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The measure passed despite objections by conservative groups who said funding of the nation’s roads and bridges should revert to local and state government control.
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is trailed by investigations about his tenure, but he is credited with a talent for street-level campaigning.
Archbishop Nienstedt earlier this year commissioned an investigation of himself in response to allegations that he had a series of inappropriate sexual relationships with men.
A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday said the University of Texas at Austin used race narrowly enough to meet the standard laid out by the Supreme Court.
When asked by federal regulators to explain deadly crashes, G.M. repeatedly said it had no answers — despite having reached internal conclusions on the causes.
Jose Antonio Vargas, probably the most high-profile leader of the immigrant rights movement, was released after being detained by the Border Patrol for most of Tuesday.
Unpredictable hours and on-call shifts have kindled a nationwide movement to give part-time workers more rights.
The Cook County Board president, Toni Preckwinkle, on Tuesday ruled out a 2015 bid for Chicago mayor.
The State Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 on Tuesday that the Legislature had the authority to repeal the Common Core education standards for English and math in public schools.
The $75 million International African American Museum will be built at Charleston Harbor where tens of thousands of slaves arrived in the United States.
The Senate president and House speaker said that they would not appeal a judge’s ruling, but they argued that redrawing boundaries too soon would disrupt the 2014 elections.
Mr. Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and political scientist, wrote voluminously about the nature of leadership in general and the presidency in particular.
In the absence of policy statements, voters gravitate toward personal traits and characteristics to fill in the blanks.
John Christy, a highly credentialed professor in Alabama, says warming predictions have been greatly overstated. His critics are many.
President Obama argued that Republicans were more interested in trying to “score points on cable TV” than in fixing the country’s roads and bridges.
My friends used to offer up my status as a gay former Mormon as an icebreaker. Now, they’re helpfully tossing my role as “known sperm donor” out at dinner parties.
A large new analysis has concluded that therapy to suppress the production of testosterone does not extend the lives of early-stage patients.
The deal, announced Monday, will settle a federal investigation into the mortgage securities the bank sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, averting a lawsuit that would have proved costly for both sides.
Jose Antonio Vargas, who was detained on Tuesday, revealed his undocumented status in a 2011 essay for The New York Times Magazine.