1. Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email at State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

    Hillary Rodham Clinton did not have a government email address while secretary of state and may have violated federal rules that officials’ correspondence be retained.

  2. Obama and Netanyahu Play Down Rancor on Iran, but Views Still Differ Sharply

    President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel offered divergent approaches to Iran but tried to cool down the personal nature of any dispute.

  3. The Cry Being Heard Around Washington: ‘I Need a Netanyahu Ticket’

    Admission to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Tuesday was “hotter than fresh latkes,” Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York said.

  4. Europe Unlikely to Meet Climate Goal, Study Finds

    The European Union will most likely fail to meet an ambitious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a report has found.

  5. Climate Change Researcher Offers a Defense of His Practices

    Wei-Hock Soon, who is at the center of a controversy over fossil-fuel funding for climate research, denounced his critics and said he would be happy to comply with possible additional disclosure requirements.

  6. Study Says Pregnant Women in India Are Gravely Underweight

    In one of the world’s most perplexing public health issues, Indian mothers tend to be less healthy than their counterparts in poorer countries.

  7. A Thin Line of Defense Against ‘Honor Killings’

    Women’s shelters are one of the most provocative legacies of the Western presence in Afghanistan.

  8. The New Old Age
    A Surgery Standard Under Fire

    A definition of success for doctors, 30 days of survival after an operation, may not serve the interests of older adult patients.

  9. Simon Rattle to Return to His Roots, Taking Over the London Symphony

    5:10 AM ETAfter a long tenure with the Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle will go home to England to conduct the London Symphony Orchestra.

  10. United Nations Memo
    For the U.S. and China, a Test of Diplomacy on South Sudan

    Peace talks funded by both Beijing and Washington are underway this week, but so far the prospects for a breakthrough appear slim.

  11. Barclays, Weighed Down by Litigation Charges, Reports Annual Loss

    3:48 AM ETThe results included nearly $1.2 billion in the fourth quarter related to continuing investigations into the potential manipulation of the foreign currency trading markets.

  12. Toronto Police Say Tunnel Mystery Is Solved

    The site near where the Pan Am Games will be held raised suspicions, but officials say that two men simply dug a hole with plans to hang out there.

  13. China Names 14 Generals Suspected of Corruption

    The generals, including the son of a former high-ranking leader, were the latest to fall under President Xi Jinping’s sweeping anticorruption campaign.

  14. Bus Carrying China Opera Troupe Falls Off Cliff, Killing 20

    A bus carrying an opera troupe fell off a cliff in central China on Tuesday, killing 20 people and injuring 13, state media reported.

  15. Well
    Should Pregnant Women Eat More Tuna?

    For years pregnant women have been warned about eating tuna due to worries about mercury exposure. But now a federal panel has reignited the debate about the benefits and risks of eating tuna and other seafood during pregnancy.

  16. Attention, All Scientists: Do Improv, With Alan Alda’s Help

    The former star of the television show “M*A*S*H” helps teach a way to explain complicated concepts in a clearer way.

  17. Basics
    Termites: Guardians of the Soil

    From jungles to drylands, colonies are preserving landscapes and protecting ecosystems. Just keep them out of the house.

  18. Maggie Smith Says She Will Leave ‘Downton Abbey’ After Next Season

    “They say this is the last one, and I can’t see how it could go on,” she said.


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