- U.S. social and economic trends on worrisome track, survey finds
- McDonald nomination unanimously referred to full Senate
- Chuck Norris honorary chairman of NRA voter registration campaign
- GOP outraged Obamacare investigators able to get coverage with fake IDs
- Family removed from Southwest flight over tweet about rude agent, dad says
- Michael Bloomberg thumbs FAA ban, plots course to Israel
- California bans full-contact football practices in off-season
- Thune: Downed fighter jets show more evidence of separatist capabilities
- Obama tells DNC fundraising crowd: ‘I’m not overly partisan’
- Chambliss: Downed jet ultimately goes back to Putin
Topic - The New York Times
Curt Gentry, one of the authors of "Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders," died in San Francisco at the age of 83, his brother just confirmed.
Hobby Lobby — the company that just beat back Obamacare's mandate to provide all types of contraceptive coverage to employees, even those believed by Christians to be abortifacients — has a new venture: Owners are building a Bible museum in downtown Washington, D.C.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and outspoken immigrant advocate Jose Antonio Vargas, an undocumented Filipino immigrant, was arrested Tuesday morning at a Border Patrol checkpoint in McAllen, Texas, as he tried to board a flight.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that TV service Aereo violated copyright laws in a dispute with broadcasters.
Republicans charged President Obama with hypocrisy, after he attended a Super PAC fundraising party -- the same type of gathering he once disdained and slammed as a threat to open governance and a transparent political process.
Jill Abramson, former top editorial chief for the New York Times -- and the first female to hold the executive editor slot at the paper -- has rebounded from her firing and accepted an undergraduate teaching gig at Harvard University, starting this fall.
Jill Abramson, who was abruptly fired last month as executive editor of The New York Times, will teach undergraduate courses in narrative nonfiction at Harvard University this fall.
The liberal pundits, Republican elites, Democratic politicians and K Street lobbyists are having a hard time 'splainin' how Eric Cantor lost his seat in Virginia this week, since it couldn't have been about immigration.
"The Tea Party is finished: smashed, at last, by the power and dollars of the Republican establishment," a New York Times columnist giddily wrote. "The Tea Party," The Washington Post blared in a succinct headline, "is dead."
Last Monday, the Supreme Court provided invaluable aid to the Obama administration's campaign to hide evidence of federal abuses from Americans.
The left and right are beginning to criticize occupational licensing — saying it restricts freedom and hurts lower-income workers and consumers.
A New York City Bar Association study says cost shouldn't be a factor in the creation of a federally-funded public defender system for indigent immigrants facing deportation.
A Bronx jury has awarded $172 million to a girl who suffered brain damage while waiting for an ambulance.
Protesters critical of the Guggenheim Museum's planned outpost in Abu Dhabi have smuggled artworks into the museum.
A trio of Komodo dragons has come to the Bronx Zoo - the first time the rare reptiles have been on display in New York City since 1959.