Departing from its serial beheading videos, the Islamic State released a new message with a British hostage, John Cantlie, warning the West against another war.
The entrepreneur behind the Megaupload file-sharing site has founded the pro-privacy Internet Party, which stands a chance of winning a seat in Parliament.
Thursday: What to expect at Sunday’s march, blue skies, and a tortoise is unveiled.
The People’s Climate March will run through Midtown Manhattan on Sunday, and organizers hope to attract thousands of participants from across the world to New York City for the event.
Italy has staggered its way through a skyrocketing migration crisis in the Mediterranean that has seen roughly 120,000 migrants rescued by Italian ships this year, while nearly 2,800 have died in shipwrecks or in transit.
About 4.3 million registered voters in Scotland will decide today whether to remain part of the United Kingdom or to become an independent nation.
The company says its latest software update makes it impossible for it to respond to government warrants asking for data on passcode protected devices.
Everton Wagstaffe and Reginald Connor, convicted of a 1992 kidnapping, learned on Wednesday that their convictions were overturned by a panel of New York State appeals court judges.
In the Affordable Care Act marketplaces so far, insurance filings show good news for the federal budget and aggressive shoppers. But people who don’t shop could get stuck with a big bill.
Li, the first Grand Slam singles tennis champion from Asia, has battled knee problems and has not played since a loss at Wimbledon in July.
My inability to type has become a funny, disarming moment in an otherwise usually serious encounter between surgeon and patient, helping to mitigate some of the tension that can develop.
The vice president praised the group of women who the Vatican say pay too much attention to social justice and too little to promoting church teaching on issues like abortion and same-sex marriage.
There is nothing resembling a national consensus on how to handle surrogacy and no federal law, leaving the states free to do as they wish.
Under a plan to stimulate the real economy, banks signed up to borrow nearly 83 billion euros, less than some analysts had expected.
The Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is taking his art to one of the most infamous prisons, using Alcatraz as an inspiration.
What’s that buzzing sound near your boarding school? It may be a hovering parent.
The police in New York stepped up security on Wednesday in response to the possible threat of a terrorist attack in Times Square, even as officials cautioned that they had no information about specific plans against the city.
White House sought to dispel growing confusion over exactly what role American soldiers are going to play on the battlefield in the unfolding operation.
The special House committee on Benghazi got off to a quiet start in a hearing on Wednesday, but outside groups on the left and the right continued their maneuvering.
Gov. Chris Christie is adamant that New Jersey not participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, though most legislators say it would be good for the state.
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While incomes of the lowest earners have stagnated, those of the wealthiest New Yorkers have soared, benefiting in part from the resurgence of the financial industry.
Women around the country expressed disillusionment this week as the N.F.L. desperately tried to stanch the public backlash to several controversial cases.
Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen properties across Sydney on Thursday.
The authorities said Nashaly Perez Rodriguez left the Lillian L. Rashkis School in Brooklyn on Monday and was still missing.
“America’s Funniest Home Videos” turns 25, with YouTube a surprising part of its continued success.
The disclosures by the department’s inspector general’s office, came after two hours of sometimes confrontational exchanges with members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.
Airstrikes on Iraq were a fairly easy sell, but airstrikes on the group in Syria present a dilemma: how to support such military action while obeying international law.
Vladimir P. Yevtushenkov, the majority shareholder in the conglomerate Sistema, has been accused of money laundering, but some say his arrest was politically motivated.