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Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, Boxer Whose Murder Convictions Were Overturned, Dies at 76

Sun, 2014/04/20 - 9:23am
Mr. Carter, a ferocious, crowd-pleasing prizefighter, became an international cause célèbre after being convicted in New Jersey of murder and imprisoned for 19 years before the charges were dismissed.

Divers Begin Bringing Bodies Out of Capsized Ferry

Sun, 2014/04/20 - 3:27am
As the death toll from the South Korean disaster reached 58, with more than 200 people still missing, officials said they expected weeks of grim recovery operations.

Battle Rages in Homs, Hub of Revolt Against Assad Government

Sun, 2014/04/20 - 3:02am
Syrian insurgents and antigovernment activists are reporting near-continuous bombardment of the Old City and the nearby neighborhood of Waer.

General Mills Reverses Itself on Consumers’ Right to Sue

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 11:15pm
The company had a change of heart after consumers had a negative reaction to its new arbitration rules.

Ex-Officer Killed Wife, Police Say; Children Ran for Help

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 9:03pm
A former New York City transit officer fatally shot his wife while their two young children were in the house, according to the police and neighbors.

U.N. Struggles to Stem Haiti Cholera Epidemic

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 7:06pm
The United Nations, facing a shortage of supplies to handle the epidemic, refuses to address whether its peacekeepers brought a deadly strain of the disease into the country.

Sending Alerts Instead, G.M. Delayed Car Recalls

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 7:05pm
A Times analysis shows that General Motors repeatedly used technical service bulletins as a stopgap safety measure instead of ordering timely recalls.

Warriors 109, Clippers 105: Warriors Win in Next Stage of a Season of Hostilities

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 6:51pm
Harrison Barnes’s late block of Chris Paul started a crucial fast break that propelled Golden State to a Game 1 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Militant Group Says It Bombed Nigerian City

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 5:02pm
Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141.

Submersible Seeking Jetliner May Soon Finish First Sweep

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 4:58pm
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will continue even if the unmanned vessel combing the ocean floor off Western Australia finds nothing on its initial run, officials said.

Investigating Family’s Wealth, China’s Leader Signals a Change

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 4:19pm
A corruption inquiry targeting the retired Communist Party leader Zhou Yongkang and his family could challenge a tacit rule that has allowed elite clans to accumulate vast wealth.

Critic of Pakistani Military Wounded in Karachi Attack

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 2:43pm
The brother of the Pakistani journalist who was shot accused the chief of Pakistan’s intelligence service of being responsible for the attack.

Nets 94, Raptors 87: Taunts Fly in Toronto, but Pierce’s Late Surge Gives Nets the Last Word

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 1:52pm
The Toronto Raptors’ general manager, Masai Ujiri, directed an expletive toward the Nets before Game 1 began, but the Nets came away with the victory.

White Sox, Furthering Legacy, Provide Warm Home for Cubans Amid Chill

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 1:14pm
The Chicago White Sox are the center of an expanding universe of Cuban defectors in Major League Baseball.

Pro-Russian Forces Work on Consolidating Power

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 1:13pm
In areas of eastern Ukraine under militant control, pro-Russian forces are stifling the news media and political dissenters.

In Cold War Echo, Obama Strategy Writes Off Putin

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 1:04pm
President Obama wants to isolate Russia by cutting off its economic and political ties to the outside world, limiting its expansionist ambitions and effectively making it a pariah state.

Republicans See Political Wedge in Common Core

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 12:53pm
The Common Core, a set of national educational standards, is seen by some conservatives as federal overreach. But in contrast to the Affordable Care Act, it has Republican defenders.

Breaking Proud Tradition, Captains Flee and Let Others Go Down With Ship

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 12:37pm
Lee Jun-seok became the second sea captain in two years to flee a sinking vessel when he left a South Korean ferry as terrified passengers were still struggling to get off.

Covert Inquiry by F.B.I. Rattles 9/11 Tribunals

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 12:34pm
The F.B.I.’s inquiry became the focus of the pretrial hearings at Guantánamo this week, after the contractor who was visited by the F.B.I. disclosed it to the defense team.

About New York: A 12-Year-Old’s Trek of Despair Ends in a Noose at the Border

Sat, 2014/04/19 - 12:09pm
In the care of smugglers, a 12-year-old girl set out from Ecuador to join her parents, who had immigrated illegally to New York. She made it to Mexico before she died.