The Army's highest-ranking officer said the rapid spread of threats around the world and growing demands on the U.S. military should prompt a review of deep cuts scheduled in the size of America's ground forces.
A lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its 30 teams says minor-league players make less than required by state and federal laws governing minimum wage and overtime.
An alleged operative of an al Qaeda affiliate pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Manhattan to conspiracy in the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, but a federal judge said he wanted more information before he would accept the plea deal.
Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland was convicted Thursday of all charges in a scheme to circumvent federal campaign-finance rules.
The U.S. is tracking multiple terror plots based out of Syria that target the West—threats that current and former intelligence officials say have been traced to al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate and not to Islamic State.
The Obama administration said Thursday that 7.3 million people who have picked health plans through the new insurance exchanges paid premiums, suggesting around 700,000 people later dropped out.
A picture book about an African-American regiment in World War I that confronted racists as well as the German Army.
In this middle-grade novel, a girl finds a way forward after the loss of her mother.
Students at a therapeutic boarding school discover a way to return to the past, before their personal traumas.
Swallowing their fears, these adventuresome characters set off down unfamiliar streets and explore unknown worlds.
Disguised as a man, Laird Hunt’s heroine joins the Union Army.
A child psychologist is troubled by her own adolescence.
The etiquette of borrowing, recommending and reshelving books.
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
Paperback books of particular interest.
Ian McEwan, whose novel “The Children Act” is No. 4 on the hardcover fiction list, keeps a tally on his website of academic dissertations and theses discussing his work.