Representative Kevin McCarthy abruptly took himself out of the race to succeed John A. Boehner as House speaker, leaving shocked members with no clear path forward and no set date for a new race.
American officials said some of the cruise missiles fired from Russian warships in the Caspian Say fell in a rural area of Iran, and did not reach targets in Syria.
Despite a Supreme Court ruling allowing a controversial drug to be used for lethal injections, death penalty states are not finding it easier to execute inmates.
Svetlana Alexievich, a Belarussian journalist and prose writer, is best known for giving voice to survivors of war and disaster.
School districts are investing in new and expanded initiatives in New York City and elsewhere. Increased diversity is an added benefit.
The city’s leaders are hoping to avoid the pitfalls bedeviling San Francisco, such as surging home prices and less diversity.
Michael Horn, president of the company’s American unit, came under withering criticism about the emissions testing scandal at a hearing of a House subcommittee.
The global soccer body’s vice president, Michel Platini, was also provisionally barred as a corruption inquiry moves forward.
Mike Napoli of Texas still thinks about the ring that got away: when the Rangers lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2011 World Series.
Jeb Bush boasts he won’t court voters with handouts, but the government gives generously to all tax brackets.
The village, part of the town of Greenburgh, has managed to retain its small-town appeal despite the slicing in half of its business district by the construction of the Gov. Thomas E. Dewey Thruway.
The parade of unorthodox buildings in the West Chelsea neighborhood will soon include a futuristic residence at 520 West 28th Street.