Body Found in Hudson River Near Where Kayaker Disappeared
The unidentified body was transported to the Orange County morgue, where an autopsy will be performed, the police said.
Tree Project Aims to Put the Oak Back in Oakland
A campaign to Ã¢ÂÂre-oakÃ¢ÂÂ Oakland has begun, which started when volunteers planted an inaugural stand of 72 coast live oak saplings in plastic buckets in a West Oakland park.
3 Decades After Hate Crime, IrelandÃ¢ÂÂs Gay Population Hails Vote
The killing of a gay man that produced a movement also led to a distinction for Ireland: It is the only country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.
Decade After Katrina, Pointing Finger More Firmly at Army Corps
An article by experts involved in some previous examinations of the catastrophe contends that fault should fall squarely on the Army Corps of Engineers.
First Draft: Hillary Clinton to Hold Fund-Raiser Hosted by SpitzerÃ¢ÂÂs Ex-Wife
Hillary Rodham Clinton will hold a string of fund-raisers on June 1, including one hosted by the ex-wife of Eliot Spitzer, the scandal-plagued former governor of New York.
Egyptian Court Acquits 17 in Case Arising From PoetÃ¢ÂÂs Death at March
The charges and unexpected acquittals underscored the increasingly capricious nature of EgyptÃ¢ÂÂs justice system under its military-backed government.
Pakistani Journalists Resign to Cut Ties to Axact, a Fake Diploma Company
The defections came hours after the interior minister said that a preliminary investigation conducted last week had uncovered evidence against Axact.
Salvadorans Flock to Honor Beloved Archbishop on Path to Sainthood
People crowded the streets in San Salvador for a ceremony to beatify Archbishop ÃÂscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 as the country lurched toward civil war.
SpainÃ¢ÂÂs Many Indicted Politicians Undercut Ã¢ÂÂRed LineÃ¢ÂÂ Against Graft
Across the Valencia, region, about 50 indicted politicians are hoping to win re-election on Sunday, even as they prepare to appear before courts.
Senate Blocks Bill on N.S.A. Collection of Phone Records
The Senate voted 57-42, short of the 60 votes needed to move ahead on a House bill that would have curbed the National Security AgencyÃ¢ÂÂs bulk collection of domestic phone records.
Cleveland Police Officer Acquitted of Manslaughter in 2012 Deaths
The white officer, Michael Brelo, climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at an unarmed black couple. His trial played out amid broader questions about how the police interact with African-Americans.
Ireland Votes to Approve Gay Marriage, Putting Country in Vanguard
Not long ago, the vote would have been unthinkable. Ireland decriminalized homosexuality only in 1993. But the measure passed by a large margin.
Ireland Legalizes Gay Marriage
Ireland has become the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote, sweeping aside opposition from the Roman Catholic Church in a resounding victory for the gay rights movement.
Mother and Twin Daughters Rescued in Brooklyn Fire
Firefighters found a mother and her daughters unconscious in their home in Borough Park, Brooklyn; the three are hospitalized in serious but stable condition.
PopeÃ¢ÂÂs Focus on Poor Revives Scorned Theology
Pope Francis often uses language that echoes liberation theology, the Latin American movement embracing the poor that conservatives once scorned as Marxist.
N.S.A. and Other Matters Leave McConnellÃ¢ÂÂs Senate in Disarray
Mitch McConnell has found himself vexed by Democratic delaying tactics he himself honed in the minority, presidential aspirants with their own agendas and conservative firebrands demanding their say.
DetroitÃ¢ÂÂs Chief Instigator
Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of Fiat Chrysler, has an ambitious plan to save the auto industry. And he canÃ¢ÂÂt seem to sell it.
Verdict Reached for Officer Over Deaths in 137-Shot Barrage
A judge has reached a verdict in the trial of a Cleveland officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.
In Early Vote Count, Ireland Appears Headed Toward Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage
Opinion polls and high turnout in urban areas favored a yes vote on the referendum, which would make Ireland the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote.
Pursuits: In Vietnam, Street Food Moves From Sidewalk to Storefront
Savoring the specialties in Hanoi and Hoi An restaurants that preserve the informality and limited menus of VietnamÃ¢ÂÂs beloved street stalls.
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