New York Times
Nawaz Sharif’s previous term as prime minister ended when he was deposed by the military, and his new tenure may depend on how he gets along with the generals.
President Obama rejected criticism of his handling of the Libya attacks as “a sideshow.” On the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service, he said the practice of singling out certain groups was “outrageous.”
Under mounting pressure, several companies agreed to a landmark plan to help pay for safety improvements in Bangladesh’s garment factories.
Bloomberg L.P. hastened to shield its lucrative terminal business and appease its subscribers after accusations of privacy violations.
In his new book “Serpentine,” Mark Laita captures hypnotic portraits of dangerous and colorful snakes from across six continents.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell, known for performing late-term abortions, was convicted on three counts of first-degree murder over his actions at his West Philadelphia clinic.
Dr. Brothers arrived at the exact historical moment when cold war anxiety, a greater acceptance of talk therapy and the widespread ownership of television sets converged.
Nawaz Sharif, who is poised to be the next prime minister, signaled his choice for finance minister as vote projections showed his party was near a majority in Parliament.
Open displays of wealth are often embraced in El Alto, an illustration of the city’s unusual mix of leftist uprisings and capitalist strivings.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he will sign a bill making Minnesota the 12th state to permit same-sex marriage and the first in the Midwest to do it without a court forcing it to.
A survey by the Pew Research Center suggests the European Union may struggle to take the steps needed to make it viable over the long term.
A running calculation of how much money Major League baseball teams are paying to players on the disabled list. As of May 13, 148 players accounted for $588 million.
The Justice Department seized telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion.”
Stumptown Coffee Roasters and Intelligentsia Coffee are opening outposts in Manhattan this month that reflect an ascendant interest in a custom-made cup.
Thomas R. Pickering, who led the State Department’s inquiry into the attack on a diplomatic outpost said there had been no need to interview the secretary of state.
Officials are seeking the arrest of a member of a Special Forces unit, citing videotape evidence of torture. But American officials deny the suspect is an American citizen.
Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves and Derick Brassard scored in the second period to send the first-round playoff series back to Washington for a decisive game.
Police officials said that most of the victims did not have life-threatening injuries, and that three suspects were seen running from the scene.
Tiger Woods closed with a 2-under 70 to overtake Sergio Garcia and win The Players Championship for his 78th career victory on the PGA Tour.
Police say that two of the 18 people shot in New Orleans during a neighborhood Mother's Day parade were children.