Islamic State Affiliate Says It’s Behind Assault on Libyan Hotel

The attack, which killed as many as five people, was the most significant in a string of terrorist assaults...

January 27, 2015

Young Americans: Yearning for the Suburbs, Stuck in the City

One aspect of the Millennial mythos is that young people love cities. They love bike lanes and ethically-sourced...

January 27, 2015

U.S. and Iranian Lawmakers Look to Take Nuclear Issue Into Their Own Hands

While the House of Representatives weighs whether to impose new sanctions on Tehran, the Iranian Parliament...

January 27, 2015


Latest Travel Information

What is open and closed as a winter storm hits the New York region.

January 27, 2015

Netanyahu's Distasteful Contempt for Obama

Richard Cohen, NYDNIt would not surprise me if at the next Republican National Convention Benjamin Netanyahu...

January 27, 2015

DuPont Warns of Currency Headwinds

DuPont gave a disappointing outlook for 2015, saying its earnings would take a significant hit from the strengthening...

January 27, 2015


City Room: New York Today: Live Updates on the Winter Storm

Latest reports on the blizzard that mostly wasn’t, but that still shut down the city.

January 27, 2015

New York City Is Spared Worst Effects of Snowstorm

The National Weather Service said the blizzard warning for the city had been canceled, as the dire warnings...

January 27, 2015

Bits Blog: Malfunction Interrupts Facebook Access Briefly

Facebook said the cause was an internal malfunction rather than a cyberattack.

January 27, 2015


French Police Arrest 5 in Terrorism Raid

The arrests were part of a continuing effort to combat terrorism after the deadly attacks this month...

January 27, 2015

British Judge Set to Open Inquiry Into Death of Ex-K.G.B. Officer

Alexander V. Litvinenko was poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope, polonium 210, as he sipped tea in an upscale...

January 27, 2015

Sharapova Romps Into Australian Open Semifinals

Maria Sharapova, the second seed, took little time in dispatching Eugenie Bouchard, who was seeded seventh.

January 27, 2015


 

Opinion: Is 'Ameircan Sniper' anti-Muslim?

I had to see the movie "American Sniper." Not because of the Oscar buzz but because of the vicious anti-Muslim...

January 27, 2015

Water, steam emergencies, frigid temps trip AK school

A water main and steam line ruptured, affecting housing for almost 200 students.        

January 27, 2015

Obama defends Saudi ties

President Barack Obama defended Tuesday the need to maintain a close alliance with Saudi Arabia, a strategic...

January 27, 2015


5 things to start your day

There's a monster of storm howling. The FBI busts an alleged Russian spy ring. And ISIS is dealt a crushing...

January 27, 2015

Before leaving India, Obama pushes for reform

In the final hours of a visit meant to demonstrate the deep societal ties between the United States and India,...

January 27, 2015

Super Bowl superlatives: Looking back at the best

Look back at Super Bowl records, including the greatest games, the greatest plays and the greatest winners. ...

January 27, 2015


 

White House touts economic effect of Obama's immigration program

The White House said Monday that President Obama's executive actions on immigration could boost California's...

January 27, 2015

Chris Christie takes big 2016 step. How has that process reshaped him?

Gov. Chris Christie punctuated a weekend of political stumping at the Iowa Freedom Summit with the launch...

January 26, 2015

Remembering Auschwitz: 70 Years After Liberation (27 photos)

Tuesday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the passage of 70 years since the January...

January 26, 2015


How Taiwan is Curbing Children's Daily Technology Exposure

A lot of parents worry that their children are spending too much in front of phones and tablets. Parents...

January 26, 2015

Joy: The Subject Schools Lack

When Jonathan Swift proposed, in 1729, that the people of Ireland eat their children, he insisted it would...

January 26, 2015

Smart, Low-Income Students Who Shun Good Colleges

When asked in a research survey why he didn’t apply to a selective U.S. college, one high-achieving,...

January 23, 2015


Why I Am Not a Maker

Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.” A hack day might require it, or a conference might...

January 23, 2015