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- Fla. man charged with killing 16-month-old son to play Xbox undisturbed
- Drones from the deep: Pentagon develops ocean-floor attack robots
- Michigan mayor slaps back atheists’ try to erect ‘reason station’ at city hall
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Women losing coverage under Obamacare, too
Topic - The New York Times
Health officials want to tighten scrutiny of the thousands of water tanks on New York City building rooftops.
Stephen Colbert has made it clear that when he takes over "The Late Show" from David Letterman next year, it will be himself, not "Stephen Colbert," sitting behind the desk. In an interview with The New York Times, Mr. Colbert, 49, said he would not use his satirical character from Comedy Central in his new job.
New York City is exploring ways to curb the speed of taxis.
Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, said it's his work for more gun control — along with his anti-smoking and healthy eating campaigns — that have won him God's favor and a sure spot behind the Pearly Gates.
The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Russia has been faulted in a just-released inspector general's report of holding back on crucial intelligence information about one of the Boston Marathon bombers — information that may have actually raised enough FBI red flags that agents could have stopped the terrorist attack.
Immigrant-rights advocates are reporting a spike in disillusionment with both parties among Hispanics, a vital and growing voting bloc that's boosted Democrats' advantages at the ballot box in recent years, The New York Times said Sunday.
The recent resurgence of strong young adult protagonists has changed the landscape of American literature and cinema. "Divergent," which began in theaters March 21, is the latest book-to-film adaptation in the popular young adult fiction genre.
President Obama is so toxic to Democrats that even his own one-time sycophantic aides are saying, "Who?"
New York has shut the door on providing taxpayer dollars for undocumented and illegal immigrants to attend school in the state, after the Republican-controlled Senate shot down the matter during a vote that fell just two ballots shy of passage.
Residents of a quiet New York City suburb are outraged after watching one of President Obama's key advisers — billionaire hedge fund founder David E. Shaw — make way for his $40 million mansion by tearing down three homes that were built during prewar times.
Denominations as storied as the Unitarian Universalist Association and as controversial as the Jehovah's Witnesses are selling urban headquarters buildings and raking in massive profits, relocating either to new neighborhoods or even far away.
Some U.S. high schools are delaying the start of classes, and researchers are seeing big effects for students: higher test scores and grades and improved mental and physical health.
Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to testify before the U.S. Sentencing Commission on Thursday and say that yes, the average sentence for drug dealers should be dropped by a year, from 62 months to 51 months.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed any tea party candidates challenging establishment Republicans in the 2014 midterm elections would not just fail — but fail miserably.