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Panel Orders Four to Testify in George Washington Bridge Inquiry

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 9:28pm
A New Jersey legislative committee has issued subpoenas to two current and former aides to Gov. Chris Christie and two Port Authority officials.

DealBook: Appeal Judges Hint at Doubts in Insider Case

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 8:47pm
A panel signaled it might overturn the convictions of two former traders, which would represent a crack in a campaign by Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, against insider trading at hedge funds.

Scrutiny Over Photos Said to Tie Russia Units to Ukraine

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 8:39pm
Questions have arisen about the images submitted by Ukraine and cited by the United States as evidence of Moscow’s military intentions.

Amid Politics, Obama Drifted Away From Kin

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 8:24pm
The death of President Obama’s aunt has highlighted his complicated ties to his father’s side of the family. “He leads his life, and I lead my life,” said Malik Obama, a half brother.

Consultant to Scrutinize Detroit Plan

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:56pm
The federal judge handling Detroit’s bankruptcy case has hired a Boston-based adviser to assess the city’s recovery plan.

Prosecutors Describe an Extensive Drug Ring in Affluent Pennsylvania Schools

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:44pm
Two former students of a private school outside of Philadelphia took on an ambitious venture to control the marijuana trade at high schools in the wealthy corridor of towns known as the Main Line.

With Farm Robotics, the Cows Decide When It’s Milking Time

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:43pm
Farms in upstate New York and elsewhere are using automatic milkers that scan and map the underbellies of cows, extract the milk, and monitor its quality, without the use of human hands.

Gilead Revenue Soars on Hepatitis C Drug

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:36pm
Gilead Sciences reported $2.3 billion in sales of Sovaldi, a new hepatitis C drug that has raised an outcry over its $1,000-a-pill price.

Korea Confronts Tendency to Overlook Safety as Toll in Ferry Sinking Grows

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:34pm
Amid a list of errors that appeared to have contributed to the disaster, South Koreans are expressing shame and anger at how far their country still has to go to address inadequate safety measures and lax regulation.

Sherpas Move to Shut Everest in Labor Fight

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:15pm
Last week’s deadly avalanche has prompted Mount Everest’s Sherpas to threaten to cancel the season unless the government shares proceeds from what has become a multimillion-dollar industry.

Sports of The Times: A Double Standard in Doping Punishments

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:13pm
Lance Armstrong can never again compete in an Olympic sport, while three of the people who helped facilitate doping in the peloton will be free to return in eight years or less.

Colleges Seek New Paths to Diversity After Court Ruling

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:58pm
Many people in the affirmative action debate envision admissions criteria moving away from race and toward factors such as income.

Homs Emerges as Turning Point in Shaping Syria’s Future

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:52pm
For both the government and opposition, the central Syrian crossroads city, practically reduced to rubble during the civil war, will play a crucial role in stitching the country back together.

G.M. Seeks to Fend Off Lawsuits Over Switch

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:47pm
The company asked a federal bankruptcy judge to dismiss dozens of lawsuits over its handling of a defective ignition switch in millions of cars, and to bar similar cases in the future.

The Media Equation: At Stake in the Aereo Case Is How We Watch TV

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:42pm
The case has a little bit of everything, including the first big test at the Supreme Court of who owns and has rights to things stored in the cloud.

New York Police Reach Out on Twitter but Receive a Slap in the Face

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:37pm
Rather than heartwarming neighborhood scenes or pictures of tourists with mounted officers, many posts tagged #myNYPD showed violent interactions with civilians or other unflattering incidents.

Court Backs Michigan on Affirmative Action

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:36pm
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan voter initiative that banned racial preferences in admissions to the state’s public universities.

Lax Oversight Cited as Factor in Deadly Blast at Texas Plant

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:21pm
A preliminary report on a deadly fire and blast in West, Tex., by the Chemical Safety Board notes that there are no regulations for the storage of ammonium nitrate.

Execution Case Roils Oklahoma Courts

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:07pm
A case involving two death row inmates, which has led to open conflict between Oklahoma’s two top courts, reached a new level of confusion Tuesday when the governor stepped in.

Caesars Making Bid for Casino in Upstate New York

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:03pm
The gambling company, based in Las Vegas, is seeking one of the four licenses that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has pushed as a way to revive the state’s economy.