For over a century, Moore, Okla., has taken a battering in Tornado Alley.
Prime Minister David Cameron called a session of cabinet ministers and security officials after an attack in south London that raised new fears of terrorism.
Economic data on China highlighted the fragility of its recovery, and a sudden 7.3 percent plunge in the Japanese stock market underlined worries about the government’s efforts to reignite growth.<
For 60 summers, Fire Island Pines has provided both shelter and refuge to generations of gay men.
The plan to assure safety in factories, forged after a deadly collapse, could put American retailers at risk for litigation, some specialists say.
Daniel Paille and Dan Girardi, longtime friends from Welland, Ontario, are facing each other in the second round of the N.H.L.
International nuclear inspectors said Iran had increased its capabilities, but their report suggested that Tehran had not passed a “red line” that could incite military action.
A day after Britain’s announcement, Germany also said it supported listing the military wing of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, a move that could hurt its fund-raising.
One day before President Obama is due to deliver a speech on national security, his administration formally acknowledged that the United States had killed American citizens in Yemen and Pakistan.
In Greece, the perils of a drawn-out debt crisis are imprinted on its younger population — whose unemployment numbers are soaring — who turn to selling their bodies for money and to a dangerous, cheap new street drug for escape.
After weeks of anticipation, Staten Island has seen some of the first of a brood of cicadas that has matured underground for 17 years, and which will be emerging in the coming days.
Amina Ajmal escaped Pakistan, describing years of captivity and forced marriage; now her father is suspected of ordering two murders in retaliation for her escape.
Japanese stocks plummeted Thursday after a spike in government bond yields and unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing spooked investors sitting atop months of massive gains in share prices.
‘Beach hair,’ once an unavoidable result of summer weather and activities, has taken on a certain artfulness.
The company, using money it raised last week in the markets, is repaying the government nine years before its loan was due.
JPMorgan Chase is redoubling its efforts to move beyond a big trading loss following a resounding shareholder endorsement to keep Jamie Dimon as both chairman and chief of the bank.
Hacking in China thrives across official, corporate and criminal worlds and is openly discussed and promoted, whether for breaking into private networks, tracking dissent or stealing trade secrets.
Gibraltar’s bid to join European soccer’s governing body as a full member, over Spain’s objections, will be decided on Friday as this longtime dispute mixing sports and politics continues.
A trial is to begin on July 9 for Francesco Schettino, captain of the doomed Costa Concordia, which ran aground off the coast of Tuscany in January 2012, killing 32.
Iran is pressing ahead with the construction of a research reactor that could offer it a second way of producing material for a nuclear bomb, a U.N.
Born overseas and educated in the United States, workers in the heart of the tech industry are in a kind of suspension as the Senate considers the immigration bill.
From Luxembourg to the British Virgin Islands, the authorities are scrambling to figure out how to change their secretive ways in banking without driving away lucrative foreign clients.
The province where the attacks took place has been the site of a separatist insurgency and violence by other militants.
LeBron James’s layup in overtime rescued the Heat after the Pacers appeared to have sealed a victory on three free throws by Paul George, who finished with 27 points.
LeBron James made a layup as time expired in overtime, and the Miami Heat found a way to beat the Indiana Pacers in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday.
While Wednesday’s I.R.S.
The Rana Plaza building was constructed with substandard materials and in blatant disregard for building codes, the high-level government report concluded.
The move singled out schools that officials said were half empty after population losses, but that opponents said targeted low-income minority communities.
Britain’s top security officials met Wednesday evening after police officers shot two men suspected of killing what some reports identified as a British soldier.
Two men attacked another man near a London military barracks Wednesday, in what British authorities were investigating as a possible terror act.