The New York Times
Updated: 7 hours 12 min ago
The service for Officer Rafael Ramos, who was fatally shot in his patrol car last Saturday, was held at the Christ Tabernacle Church in Glendale, Queens.
The officer was investigating a domestic violence case in Flagstaff when he was shot by a man who then turned the gun on himself, the police said.
Former hostages and Syrian rebel commanders say that they offered information they believed could help free American captives, but that officials seemed uninterested.
A man who called for peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., has been accused of setting fire to a store in a nearby suburb after a shooting by the police.
As Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at the funeral of Rafael Ramos, scores of mourning police officers turned their backs to him, a sign of the discontent he faces.
In Vancouver, Wash., a proposed terminal for oil shipments has led the city and environmental groups to push a builder to quickly finish a competing waterfront real estate project.
Ms. Martin, a mezzo-soprano who became a soprano, gained international recognition for her performances in Wagner and Strauss operas.
Some self-published writers say their income has seen a large and rapid decrease under Amazon’s Kindle Unimited program, and argue that the system is unfair.
As Gov. Chris Christie considers a run for president and spends more time outside New Jersey, his favorability among residents is at a low, polls show.
The business of growing almonds has thrived in California despite drought because of a federally controlled project that allowed for Sacramento River water flows, but the law requires that that source nurture salmon as well during scarcity.
The founder of Balcones, an award-winning artisanal distillery in Waco, Tex., sought out capital to expand. But his passion collided with investors’ bottom line.
The Marshall Islands, the Pacific atolls where Americans once conducted nuclear tests, want to spur global disarmament in a case before the world’s top court.
The killer at Sandy Hook Elementary School shot through a window, a detail that stuck with the co-founder of School Guard Glass, maker of a strong glass intended to thwart intruders.
No one can predict where the economy will land next year, but a handful of factors will help set its course.
The Affordable Care Act provided a big increase in Medicaid payments for primary care the past two years, but the higher fees expire Thursday, raising questions of whether there will be enough doctors to provide services.
The North rejected accusations that it was behind the hacking of Sony Pictures and it called President Obama reckless “like a monkey in a tropical forest.”
A study projected that job losses tied to the decline in energy costs would be largest in Wyoming, Oklahoma and North Dakota.
Mr. Edwards, a dentist turned Republican politician, was governor of South Carolina in the 1970s and energy secretary under President Ronald Reagan.
A makeshift memorial to Michael Brown has been restored by his supporters after it was apparently hit by a car.