Russia to Start Drills, Warning Ukraine Over Mobilization
Russia announced military exercises along the border with Ukraine on Thursday, prompting a warning from Secretary of State John Kerry that Moscow would face additional sanctions if it does not act to ease tensions.
For E-Cigarettes, the Regulatory Battle Now Begins
Rules announced on Thursday would give the federal government authority over e-cigarettes, along with cigars and pipe tobacco.
Oregon Panel Recommends Switch to Federal Health Exchange
Repairing the stateÃ¢ÂÂs troubled website would be far more expensive in a year when the Democratic governor, John Kitzhaber, is already dealing with political fallout.
Tech Giants Settle Antitrust Hiring Suit
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe reached an agreement with plaintiffs over charges that the companies conspired not to hire one anotherÃ¢ÂÂs employees.
ArtsBeat: Ã¢ÂÂZero MotivationÃ¢ÂÂ and Ã¢ÂÂPoint and ShootÃ¢ÂÂ Take Top Prizes at Tribeca Film Festival
Ã¢ÂÂZero Motivation,Ã¢ÂÂ which depicts a unit of female Israeli soldiers, won best narrative film; Ã¢ÂÂPoint and Shoot,Ã¢ÂÂ following an American filmmaker in the Libyan civil war, was named best documentary.
Rand Paul Condemns Cliven BundyÃ¢ÂÂs Remarks on Blacks
Senator Rand Paul joined a line of Republican and Democratic leaders in denouncing Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher at the center of a standoff with the federal government over land use.
Americans Die In Grim Trend In Afghanistan
Officials said the gunman appeared to be a police officer who reacted in the moment when he saw a small group of American visitors outside his guard post, raising fears of a new wave of so-called green-on-blue shootings spurred by deepening Afghan resentment.
Provision Could Limit U.S. Food Aid
A new law would require that three-quarters of United States food aid, instead of one-half, be sent on American vessels, potentially preventing nations in need from receiving it.
NYU Langone Reopens Emergency Room That Was Closed by Hurricane Sandy
The Manhattan hospital unveiled its rebuilt and revamped operation, which is now triple its former size.
Pakistan, Ending Its Observance of Cease-Fire, Launches Airstrikes Against Taliban
The airstrikes dealt a new blow to Prime Minister Nawaz SharifÃ¢ÂÂs faltering efforts to engage the militants in peace talks.
Phelps Has Fun and, Yes, the Fastest Time, in a Return to Competition
In his first race since 2012, Michael Phelps posted the fastest time in the preliminary heats of the 100-meter butterfly.
The Public Editor's Journal: Aftermath of Ukraine Photo Story Shows Need for More Caution
Photographs under scrutiny led to a follow-up article on Russian military activity in Ukraine.
MicrosoftÃ¢ÂÂs Profit Dips Less Than Projected
The attention of investors seems to be less on the solid financial results and more on a series of bold bets to reshape the company, including the acquisition of Nokia.
Bits | State of the Art: The Cloud Industry Needs Aereo to Win. But Consumers Need Something Better.
The Supreme Court battle over Aereo could cast a pall over the cloud computing industry. For consumers, though, Aereo is too inefficient to become a useful service.
Amazon Meets AnalystsÃ¢ÂÂ Low Expectations
The company, which reported $19.74 billion in revenue, had earnings per share of 23 cents, exactly hitting forecasts. Last quarter, analysts expected more than twice that amount.
Caroline Kennedy Says She Would Back Hillary Clinton in 2016
Ms. Kennedy, whose endorsement of Barack Obama in 2008 was a setback for Hillary Rodham Clinton, said she would Ã¢ÂÂabsolutelyÃ¢ÂÂ support Mrs. Clinton should she decide to run for president again.
Spirits of The Times: BourbonÃ¢ÂÂs Masters of the Craft
Small, independent distillers have presented the spirit as an attractive option to those who have moved toward vodka and single-malt Scotches.
Climbers Leave Everest Amid Regrets and Tensions Among Sherpas
As most Western climbers decided to return home, they described a menacing atmosphere among Sherpas in base camp, including threats to those who planned to continue.
YankeesÃ¢ÂÂ Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar
Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games on Thursday for using pine tar to help him grip the ball, but he may miss only one start.
The Lede: American Journalist Released by Ukraine Separatists
Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine released the American journalist Simon Ostrovsky on Thursday, three days after he was taken prisoner in Slovyansk while reporting for Vice News.
U.N. Finds Humanitarian Aid Still Blocked in Syria, Despite Resolution
Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have no access to medical supplies, blocked by the warring sides, a report concludes.
Stowage and Design Problems Are Officially Cited in Ferry Disaster
Prosecutors officially attributed the sinking of a South Korean ferry to an improper stowage of cargo and a loss of stability caused by a change in the vesselÃ¢ÂÂs design.
New Tool to Fight Deadly Tsetse Fly
Sequencing the genome of one tsetse species took a decade, partly because tsetses have unusual biology and partly because of global health politics.
Hungry City: Rosette on the Lower East Side
At Rosette, on the Lower East Side, the most interesting dishes have a slightly through-the-looking-glass cast.
Nearly Two Dozen Groups Seek New York Casino Licenses
A state panel said 22 applicants paid a $1 million application fee, the first significant step in the bidding process for four new upstate casinos.
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