White House officials said President Obama lived briefly with his Kenyan-born uncle, contradicting a previous statement after the uncle was charged with drunken driving in 2011.
Pope Francis and his closest advisers appear to want to be seen to be tackling the sexual abuse issue with greater firmness than in the past.
A federal criminal complaint unsealed in Manhattan says the Russians illegally obtained $1.5 million in benefits.
The victim, described by residents of Benghazi as a teacher in an English-language school, had been jogging when attacked.
China moved on Thursday to restrict its banks from using Bitcoin as currency, citing concerns about money laundering and a threat to financial stability.
Gunmen shot dead an American chemistry teacher working at an international school in the Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and security sources said on Thursday.
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The official said the most dangerous materials would be sealed and sent to the Mediterranean port of Latakia, where ships would take them to a second foreign port.
More than two dozen major American corporations, including the five oil giants, are preparing to pay climate-related taxes, departing from conservative orthodoxy and exposing a rift in the Republican Party.
You could fill a weekend simply staring slack-jawed at this island’s natural beauty.
On Thursday, a Florida state attorney will announce whether Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, college football’s most dominant player this season, will face charges of sexual battery.
Bratton named New York City’s Police Commissioner; Yemen’s Defense Ministry attacked; and fast-food workers go on strike.
The estimate of growth in the third quarter was revised to a 3.6 percent rate from 2.8 percent, with much of the gain attributed to inventory changes and an improving trade picture.
Fighting broke out in Bangui, the capital, as the United Nations Security Council prepared to vote on sending an expanded force to quell violence.
What you need to know for Thursday: a guide to the mayor-elect’s appointments, warm and maybe drizzly, and a custody battle over a dachshund.
The report by the state inspector general’s office describes a troubling pattern of mistakes at New York City’s premier crime lab, also considered among the best in the country.
The overture did little to slow the protests by throngs of demonstrators who have occupied public buildings and a landmark plaza.
The Lede is following global reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela on Thursday.
Critics say prosecutors are using their discretionary power to strong-arm defendants into pleading guilty and over-punish those who do not.
“Inside Llewyn Davis” is an intoxicating, somewhat surreal ramble through the Greenwich Village folk scene in 1961.
The secretary of state discussed security arrangements that could be put in place in the West Bank and the Jordan Valley.
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Do intimate acts count as working out?
Under an unusual government-funded program, the city of tolerance is giving alcoholics street-cleaning jobs and paying them partly in beer, but conservative politicians denounce the project as misguided.
If no pension deal can be reached by November of next year, when the city will draft its next budget, Chicago will either have to raise taxes or cut services or some combination of both.
James L. Dolan, the owner of the Knicks, and Mikhail D.