President Bush said he was moving to block a provision that could expose Iraq to legal claims dating to Saddam Hussein’s rule.
Officials say expanded financial aid at Harvard may push other colleges to shift aid away from low-income students.
The assassination of Benazir Bhutto is a rare unscripted test of presidential hopefuls’ leadership qualities and geopolitical smarts.
An official said there was a debate within the Bush administration over whether to press for an international investigation.
New York State has begun an inquiry into Suffolk County’s investigation of the murders of Arlene and Seymour Tankleff, according to people involved.
For the world’s Olympians, Beijing’s air is a performance issue. For the city’s estimated 12 million residents, pollution is an inescapable health and quality-of-life issue.
If the Patriots defeat the Giants, then fall short of a championship, what will they have accomplished?
New-home sales fell 34.4 percent from a year earlier, the biggest year-over-year drop since January 1991.
Nigeria’s top anticorruption official is being sent to a yearlong course at a remote training institute, provoking criticism from many who described the move as an attempt to sideline him.
China’s currency rose steeply against the dollar this week, feeding speculation that Chinese authorities were allowing their currency to appreciate more rapidly.