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 the Worst Effects of Snowstorm

The National Weather Service said the blizzard warning for New York City had been canceled, as the dire...

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

Berdych Keeps His Nerve in Lopsided Victory Over Nadal

With the quarterfinal victory at the Australian Open on Tuesday, Tomas Berdych, a Czech, snapped a 17-match...

January 27, 2015

Good Night, New York: Quiet Streets After a Harried Commute

Most people listened to warnings and left their jobs early, packing trains and roadways ahead of the usual...

January 27, 2015


Documents Show N.S.A.’s Wiretap Moves Before Congress’s Approval

A federal judge let the National Security Agency cull foreigners’ emails and phone calls without judicial...

January 27, 2015

Deputy: Police Kill Man Who Fired at Officers in Minnesota

Sheriff's office: Police shoot, kill man who opened fired on officers in Minnesota city hall

January 27, 2015

Obama Leading a High-Powered Delegation to Saudi Arabia

A bipartisan group of prominent current and former officials will join the president on Tuesday as he offers...

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

AirAsia wreckage search ends

The Indonesian military said Tuesday that it was stopping its efforts to try to find and recover the remains...

January 27, 2015

FBI: NY Russian spy ring busted

The men would sometimes say they needed to meet to exchange tickets, but they never seemed to end up actually...

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

Photos of the Week: 1/17-1/23 (35 photos)

This week we have scenes of India's preparation for Republic Day, a new image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko...

January 23, 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