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In coming elections, female candidates are trying to advance women’s rights before the possibility of Western influence fading and leaders reconciling with the Taliban.
A couple pleaded guilty to campaign violations for having a nursing home and affiliated entities pay John G. Rowland $35,000 as a campaign consultant.
Backlash to a plan by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta to build a large mansion is the latest in a series of lay uprisings since Pope Francis chose to live in a modest residence.
In towns and cities across the United States, police officers find themselves playing dual roles as law enforcers and psychiatric social workers.
Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw compensation after 9/11 and the BP oil spill, will help in deliberations over whether to pay damages to victims of accidents in cars with faulty ignition switches.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said that last week’s conviction of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith had “proven beyond any doubt” that terrorism trials can “safely occur” in New York City.
What had once been a canvas for many families’ dreams and memories is now a barren wreck as local authorities have released the names of 22 of the dead who have been identified.
After a wave of violence in the Afghan capital, several restaurants and guesthouses popular with foreigners were ordered closed until after elections on Saturday.
An effort by President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority to join 15 international agencies threatened to derail the fraught peace talks.
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences is trying to pull together different constituencies to work for a single, all-purpose bill for fair compensation.
Representative Paul D. Ryan’s plan, which increased defense spending and carved deeply from domestic programs, may serve as a guide for Republican candidates in this year’s coming elections.
Mexican authorities said they had killed another leader of the Knights Templar drug gang, adding to a string of successes against the organization that seemed to leave only one boss still at large.
The announcement came even as his senior aides braced for an escalated political battle over the law ahead of the fall’s crucial midterm elections.
Relatives of Americans killed by terrorist attacks in Israel filed suit against Arab Bank and the case has provoked a split in the Obama administration that pits the State Department against the Treasury and Justice Departments.
Politicians and policy makers have largely overlooked people who bought insurance outside the Affordable Care Act, even though they could influence the program’s financial success.
With 13 Ebola cases in Conakry, Guinea’s densely populated capital, residents are on edge, with some carrying bottles of bleach and pharmacies selling out of hand sanitizer.
Tiger Woods said on his website that he had surgery on Monday in Utah for a pinched nerve and would need time to rehabilitate.
St. Francis at Ripa church in Rome has turned to the crowdfunding website Kickstarter to raise money for a renovation.
The undisputed winners of a legislative battle over the nation’s tax code are the lobbying shops, which often work to simply preserve the status quo.
In his documentary “The Unknown Known,” Errol Morris goes mano a mano with the former defense secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.