| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In "Bethlehem," Israel's submission to the recent Academy Awards for the foreign language Oscar, first-time filmmaker Yuval Adler views entrenched political tensions through the template of a police procedural. Focusing on an Israeli intelligence agent...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called "How We Die," has died at age 83.
He died of prostate cancer on Monday at his home in Hamden, said his daughter Amelia Nuland, who...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:46 PM
WASHINGTON — A review of emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing to suggest the pilots on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 purposely diverted it from its Beijing destination, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:29 PM
FT. BRAGG, N.C. — A military judge refused Tuesday to dismiss sexual assault charges against a one-star general, rejecting defense allegations that the Army has unfairly prosecuted the case in response to political pressure to crack down on sexual...
| Feb 23, 2014
Re "A humane stance on dying kids," Opinion, Feb. 20
Unsettling decisions regarding a child's "right to die" and whether his or her life measures up anymore must be determined carefully. Members of a medical and psychosocial team, as well as the patient...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor.
His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:18 AM
MOSCOW -- Two suicide bombers whose attacks last month in Volgograd raised fears of terrorist strikes in Russia during the coming Olympic Games have been identified and two accomplices arrested, authorities said Thursday.
The two bombers struck the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:17 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A federal judge Thursday agreed to hear evidence in the death of a California prison inmate who, while on suicide watch, was pepper sprayed by guards because he refused to remove his hands from his cell door.
The inmate relied on a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:34 PM
WASHINGTON—Suicides among soldiers on active duty dropped steeply last year but went up among those in the National Guard and reserves, according to Army data, suggesting discrepancies in efforts to stem the epidemic of soldiers taking their own...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:39 PM
BEIRUT — A car bomb killed at least three people and injured about two dozen Saturday in a Lebanese town close to the Syrian border, the latest deadly attack in Lebanon apparently linked to the war raging in the neighboring country.
An Al Qaeda-...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:43 PM
A video threatening attacks on the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the reported spotting of a suspected "white widow" volunteer for suicide bombing have intensified security concerns for the event and prompted U.S. military plans to evacuate...