The New York Times
Updated: 1 hour 33 min ago
Does the U.S. need to allocate resources more urgently to repairing and replacing transmission lines, roads, bridges, etc., or are these concerns exaggerated?
President Obama told Hispanic lawmakers that he was eager to see whether the nation’s existing immigration laws could be applied in a more humane way.
When two people were killed and at least 23 injured Thursday after a driver slammed his car into a crowd, it crystallized the question of whether the South by Southwest festival has become too big and too rowdy.
A movement to start high schools later has gained momentum, bolstered by a growing body of research on the adolescent body clock.
Republican leaders proposed giving the White House the changes it wants for the International Monetary Fund in exchange for delaying regulations on tax-exempt political organizations, a deal the White House may take.
Michael McFaul, the former United States ambassador to Russia, told the editor of the Russian government’s overseas broadcast network Russia Today, that he refused to keep “pretending that RT is a news organization.”
The Senate’s most conservative and most liberal members are finding common ground on criminal justice issues.
The vote to confirm Caroline D. Krass as the C.I.A.’s general counsel came amid a public battle between the agency and the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
A safety watchdog says an accident trend went unnoticed by regulators before the recall of two models last month.
A measure, which still faces a battle in the House, would restore assistance for Americans who have been unemployed for a half-year or longer.
The former senator for Massachusetts has been mulling a run against Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat.
Mr. Brinkley won a Pulitzer Prize with The Louisville Courier-Journal before spending much of his career at The New York Times, where he won a Polk Award.
Under the agreement, BP will be allowed to bid for new leases as early as next Wednesday, but only as long as the company passes muster on ethics, corporate governance and safety procedures.
A state appeals court agreed ruled that the legalization law, known as Amendment 64, could apply retroactively to minor drug offenses if people had already been appealing their convictions when the measure went into effect.
An appeals court on Thursday sided with environmentalists over growers and upheld federal guidelines that limit water diversions in order to protect delta smelt.
former Chicago alderman and Cook County commissioner, Robert Shaw, announced Thursday that he would run against Rahm Emanuel for Chicago mayor next year.
Video and images shared on social media from Austin, Tex., where two people were killed and 23 others injured after a car crashed through a barricade and struck people attending the South by Southwest festival.
President Obama, declaring that “Americans have spent far too long working more but earning less,” said millions more workers would be eligible for extra pay.