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In testimony to Congress, Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, gave no sign that policy makers were concerned about recent weak economic data.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s call underscores the Obama administration’s determination to elevate issues of criminal justice and race in the president’s second term.
The move makes Washington the latest in a series of states to step away from capital punishment and makes Gov. Jay Inslee the third Democratic governor in recent years to say something similar.
Works, including some by Monet, Picasso and Renoir, were removed from the home of Cornelius Gurlitt in Salzburg, Austria, to ensure their safety.
Shaun White’s bid to win a third straight halfpipe title faltered as Iouri Podladtchikov of Switzerland, known as I-Pod, won the gold.
Michael Sam, a defensive end at Missouri who will enter the N.F.L. draft, announced Sunday that he was gay. People in his hometown of Hitchcock, Tex., and on his college team voiced their support.
Under “Operation Streamline,” officials prosecute illegal immigrants en masse, seeking jail terms and deportation in mere minutes.
Demonstrators singled out President Obama and other Americans for criticism over the nuclear dispute. They also warned children to brush their teeth.
Matt Lauer will fill in Tuesday for Costas, NBC’s longtime Olympic host, as he tries to get a painful and worsening eye infection under control.
Also on the Minute, Janet Yellen offers her first public testimony as the Federal Reserve’s new chairwoman and Shirley Temple remembered.
For Olympic skiers, there is a distinct body type, which includes enormous thighs and rear ends to match.
The British bank announced the job cuts, part of a continued restructuring, as it posted a fourth-quarter loss of £514 million, or about $843.9 million.
The plane, a Lockheed C-130 Hercules, was carrying 99 military staff and family members, according to the Algerian National Radio. The cause was believed to be bad weather.
What you need to know for Tuesday: winter offerings at farmer’s markets, a cold day with snow up ahead, and a homeless turtle.
The soldiers, deployed to guard an oil pipeline, were beheaded, shot or hanged by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Algerian state radio says a military transport plane has crashed in the east of the country killing everyone aboard.
Mrs. Black, who rose to the height of Hollywood stardom as a precocious little girl in the 1930s, returned to the spotlight in the surprising role of a diplomat in the 1960s.
Tim Armstrong, the chief executive of AOL, apologized Saturday for his public remarks about two employees’ “distressed babies.” But was his apology authentic?