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Three-quarters of those with $30 million or more in assets said they got wealthier, while only 4 percent lost assets, according to a survey.
The American military’s involvement in Niger illustrates how the Pentagon is trying to juggle two competing missions in Africa: contain the spread of Islamist militancy without having to pour a lot of soldiers or money into the region.
China announced that it was increasing its military budget for 2014 to almost $132 billion. The expansion is being closely watched by other nations in the region and by the United States.
Senator John Cornyn, Representative Pete Sessions and several other congressional Republicans seeking re-election beat primary challengers inspired by Senator Ted Cruz and the Tea Party.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel suggested that he had listened to President Obama’s plea to sign on to a framework being drafted by Secretary of State John Kerry.
An inquiry into the conduct of Central Intelligence Agency employees began after lawmakers complained that the agency was improperly monitoring the work of staff members of a Senate committee.
A testament to Pope Francis’ continuing popularity, Il Mio Papa (My Pope) will offer a glossy medley of papal pronouncements and photographs, and peeks into his personal life.
Eva S. Moskowitz, who built a chain of charter schools during the Bloomberg administration, saw plans for three more canceled by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, at a rally in Albany, offered a sharply different vision for charter schools than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has vowed to slow the growth of such schools.
President Obama called for ending tax breaks to pay for new spending, instead of cutting the budget, but Republicans are unlikely to go along.
Some immigrants who are in the country illegally are reluctant to apply for the licenses, fearing that the government might use the documentation to establish their identities and deport them.
A parent’s protest on the website Humans of New York was widely shared, drawing attention to students without a much-needed foreign language teacher.
Walt Disney Animation won its first animated-feature Oscar on Sunday for “Frozen,” and with it a new lease on life after a difficult transition to computer-aided filmmaking.
White House officials are weighing their options, knowing that reversing the occupation of Crimea would be difficult, if not impossible, in the short run.
In his first public remarks on the political upheaval in Ukraine, President Vladimir V. Putin sought to defend Russia from the fury of global criticism while rallying support at home.
Gen. Keith B. Alexander said the disclosures by Edward J. Snowden had slowed the push to protect the country against attacks on civilian targets.
Through the eyes of a polar geophysicist, the depressingly familiar snow becomes a crystalline world.
Some members of the first Cuban families to leave after Fidel Castro took over are coming back, reuniting with the island and partnering with Cubans in direct new ways.
Products virtually identical to e-cigarettes are known by names like e-hookahs or vaping pens, thwarting efforts by health officials to track their use, especially among young people.
Versions of already approved drugs kept the monkeys infection-free for weeks, and researchers hope that a dose every three months could work in humans.