The New York Times
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Live video and Twitter updates from NASA of astronauts fixing a cooling pump on the exterior of the International Space Station.
Two astronauts preparing for a spacewalk to fix a broken pump at the International Space Station will don helmets fitted with improvised safety measures.
A message from the Twitter account of Justine Sacco, InterActiveCorp’s public relations director, was criticized as being in questionable taste.
Mr. Clark’s successful child molestation lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America in Oregon led to the release of a trove of documents containing thousands of accusations of sexual abuse.
The judge said that Utah’s amendment barring same-sex marriage violated the United States Constitution. If the ruling is upheld, Utah will become the 18th state to permit same-sex marriage.
The Commerce Department revised its estimate of third-quarter growth to 4.1 percent from 3.6 percent, saying consumer and business spending were stronger than originally thought.
Maricopa County agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle lawsuits that accused Sheriff Joe Arpaio of abuse of power.
In 1972, Dr. Rowley became the first person to show a conclusive link between certain genetic abnormalities and certain cancers.
Officials say that two officials have resigned rather than abiding by a State Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in New Mexico.
The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule that requires major food producers to develop a plan to prevent intentional attempts to contaminate the food supply.
Religious and conservative groups accused A&E of attacking Christian values and free speech after the network suspended Phil Robertson over comments he made in GQ magazine.
The Darpa Robotics Challenge is more than a showcase for a new generation of robots. It is also an attempt by the federal government to push technology forward, to create machines that can perform dangerous tasks in humans’ place.
After Senator Max Baucus was appointed ambassador to China, questions have arisen as to who, other than President Obama himself, will have an influential voice in dealing with Beijing.
Conservationists have planted milkweed, a favored food of the butterfly, along migratory routes where natural habitat has been plowed under for crops.
At a news conference, President Obama held out hope for a better year but suggested little strategy for achieving once-ambitious goals.
While the Affordable Care Act clearly benefits those at the low and high ends of the income scale, many middle-class Americans don’t qualify for health care subsidies, and are facing steep premium prices.
Scrambling to tamp down consumer outrage over the theft of credit and debit card data, Target announced it would offer a 10 percent discount at its stores this weekend.
A handful of President Obama’s nominees were approved while the majority leader, Harry Reid, was checked for exhaustion at a hospital.
As allegations of overbilling for supplies expand, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said he had ordered a team of officials to come up with changes to make the Navy less vulnerable to fraud.
A shortage of cocoa has also led to higher prices for chocolate, at a time when emerging-market demand is rising fast.