- JetBlue pilots vote to unionize; 2 previous attempts failed
- Pentagon plans to replace flight crews with ‘full-time’ robots
- Navy’s military dolphins may meet Putin’s porpoises in Black Sea
- Forget the Porsche — it’s the guy with the Prius that attracts the ladies, poll shows
- Fired Russian Facebook CEO says site has fallen in the hands of pro-Putin supporters
- Sen. Boozman of Arkansas has emergency heart surgery
- Brazil embraces drones to save the Amazon rain forest
- Teen stowaway shows holes in vast airport security
- Supreme Court to decide if passports can say ‘Jerusalem, Israel’
- Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry toll tops 100
Feds who send arms against ranch families betray American values
Topic - The New York Times
The Department of Justice will have to turn over a memorandum that gives some details about how the government determines if lethal force by drones should go forward in certain cases or not, thanks to a federal appeals court order.
The Obama administration must release internal legal documents justifying the targeted killings worldwide of Americans and foreigners suspected of terrorism, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
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.
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.
New York City is exploring ways to curb the speed of taxis.
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.