The mayor’s Italian vacation continued with a quiet day on the island of Capri, with no official appearances. Despite the island’s glittering reputation, Mr. de Blasio and his family kept a modest profile.
State attorneys general are being urged to consider legal action against companies that appear to be trying to lure young people with old advertising tactics that drew others to smoke, officials say.
Embarking on a simple culinary quest: learning how to cook a good pot of basic rice.
Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all," a professor has shown that photos can reveal the locations of cats and their owners.
Even if the goal of looser money and higher inflation has failed to attract much conservative support, market monetarists have achieved most of their policy goals.
President Obama will spend the next three days helping his party’s campaign committees and two "super PACs" that were created for the midterm elections.
Major American airlines stopped flying to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket fell near Ben-Gurion International Airport outside Tel Aviv, and the Federal Aviation Adfministration told the carriers not to fly to Tel Aviv for 24 hours.
There were few indications of why or how the flags had come to wave atop the bridge, though the police said they were investigating.
A contentious campaign will come to an end Tuesday in a runoff between Jack Kingston and David Perdue, with the winner facing Michelle Nunn in November.
The word “deconstruct” has been getting a workout in The Times lately — and not just in reference to opaque French literary criticism.
With Berlin angry over a series of spying incidents, President Obama sent his chief of staff, Denis R. McDonough, for talks on the state of bilateral relations and improving cooperation.
The CIT Group, which is run by John A.
The Russian president said he would attempt to rein in pro-Russian separatists, but that Ukraine also needed to act to reduce tensions.
The growth in private, unregulated stock exchanges raises questions about risks both to investors and to the larger economy.
When a restaurant discontinues an item on the menu, some complain and some order new items. But most feel sad and longing.
Israel says its invasion of the Gaza Strip is designed to destroy the underground tunnels Hamas militants use to infiltrate Israel. Where are these tunnels and how are they used?
Undetected tumors in women having hysterectomies are more common than thought, suggesting that cutting uterine tissue into pieces before removal can inadvertently spread cancer cells.
The ruled that the government could not subsidize premiums for people in three dozen states that use the federal insurance exchange.
The Times’s executive editor responded to complaints about a front-page photograph and charges of bias in the Mideast.
Comcast, the largest cable operator in the United States, said second-quarter profit increased almost 15 percent despite a loss of 144,000 video customers.
The Supreme Court overturned a ruling by an appeals court on lethal-injection protocol in the case of Joseph R. Wood III, who is scheduled to be executed on Wednesday.
Scientists said that record-setting rains in the weeks before the landslide that killed 43 people in March in Oso, Wash., had clearly played a role, and, possibly, logging.
Sales for the smartphone grew even in a time of year when smartphone sales are expected to be slow.
Routine tasks that follow well-defined procedures are especially likely to be taken over by computers, and the recession has sped this process up.
The owner of Jumbo’s hired and served blacks when few white-owned restaurants in Miami did. Now, he is forced to close after decades of white flight, riots and hurricanes.
The administration will not reconsider its A.C.A. regulations until the conflicting cases are resolved.
Researchers have found recent cyberattacks are being orchestrated by people behind the Nigerian 419 swindle, in which foreign victims are tricked into transferring money.
The announcement Tuesday completed the Jakarta governor’s improbable ascent from slum child to leader of the world’s fourth most-populous nation.
Foreign ministers of the 28-nation European Union were likely to endorse a schedule of measures but delay imposing them.
Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who won the hearts of Indonesians with his common man image, won Indonesia's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results from the Election Commission showed Tuesday.