The owners of The Star-Ledger plan to close New Jersey’s largest newspaper by year’s end if its production unions don’t make concessions in contract negotiations, the publisher said Wednesday.
It’s official: The National Institutes of Health plans to end most use of chimpanzees in government medical research, saying humans’ closest relatives “deserve special respect.”
The final hours of Texas’ special legislative session descended into chaos overnight as hundreds of protesters yelled to drown out the vote on a tough abortion restrictions bill.
The former federal official who oversaw the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War has died at age 88.
The plaintiff in the historic gay marriage case before the Supreme Court says she cried when she heard the ruling.
A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise.
Topeka authorities have arrested a man who’s accused of flashing people at the state park near the Governor’s mansion.
It’s a big year for throwing. The greatest closer in baseball history, Mariano Rivera of the Yankees, is retiring. Aroldis Chapman, the overpowering Cincinnati Reds reliever, continues to fire fastballs beyond 100 mph.
A senator who has been instrumental in the fight for open government is warning Americans their privacy is at risk because the government collects phone records in bulk.
A self-confessed “sextortionist” from Indiana was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison and fined $70,000 for coercing more than a dozen teenagers into performing sex acts online.